Yaseen Shabaz Malik
Kupwara, Oct 11: Thousands of people attend the last rites of scholar turned militant Manan Wani on Thursday at his ancestral village Tekipora of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Soon after the news spread today afternoon people from different parts rushed towards his native village Tekipora to take part in funeral prayers of scholar Manan wani.
Reports said that People’s gathered at his village from this after noon, chanting pro freedom slogans till his body was brought to his native village.
Manan Wani was killed along with his associate Ashiq Hussain of tulwari Langate in a encounter between government forces and militants in Shatgund village of Kupwara district earlier today.
Mannan Wani son of Bashir Ahmad Wani an AMU research scholar from northern Kashmir’ Kupwara district. He was pursuing his PhD in applied geology at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and joined the insurgent ranks in last year January.
However heavy forces were deployed in the area to stop the people moving towards his village Tekipora Lolab.