Large number of people attend resistance leader’s funeral prayers


Rawalpindi—The former mujahid commander, Riyaz Ahmed Dar alias Majaz Kashmiri of Duderhama Ganderbal passed away in Rawalpindi
Riyaz Dar, 49, died minutes after suffering a severe cardiac arrest at his residence at Dhoke Kashmirian in Rawalpindi.
He was rushed to a nearby hospital for the first aid where doctors declared him brought dead.
Dar got married in 2001. He is survived by his wife and four children.
The deceased was son-in-law of senior JKLF leader, Ghulam Ahmad Butt.
Meanwhile, funeral prayers of the deceased were offered in Rawalpindi.
A large number of Kashmiris settled in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, leaders of Hurriyet Conference and members of traders organizations attended his funeral.
His funeral prayer was also offered by a large number of Pakistanis in Satellite Town, Rawalpindi.
He was laid to rest at a local graveground.
Hurriyet leaders including Yasmeen Raja, Farida Bahenji, Bilal Siddiqui, Zafar Akbar Butt, Shabbir Ahmed Dar, Muhammad Iqbal Mir, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo.
Muhammad Ramzan Khan, Imtiyaz Ahmed Reshi and Ghulam Nabi War and Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party in their statements expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Majaz Kashmiri.
They extended their condolences to the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul.
They paid rich tributes to the deceased for his contribution in the ongoing freedom movement.
In Srinagar JKLF chairman Mr Yasin Malik also expressed his deep shock over the sudden demise of Riyaz Ahmad Dar. He paid generous homage to the deceased and sumpathised with the members of the bereaved family.—Agencies