Budgam solider laid to rest; hundreds attend funeral

Budgam, Mar 11 : A Territorial Army solider whose body waa found yesterday after three days, was laid to rest at his native village Lokipora in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district while as hundreds of people participated in his funeral on Friday.

Locals told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that, body of TA solider Sameer Ahmed Malla, who was found dead at village Labren Dalwesh area of Khag three days after he went missing, reached to his native village on Friday morning.

Hundreds of mourners from different areas of area including men and women and children thronged Lokipora, the native village of the solider to take part in his last rites.

Amid sobs and tears, body of Sameer was later laid to rest at his ancestral grave yard.

Sameer has left behind wife, two sons including a new born, parents, a sister and three brothers.

Sameer Ahmed Malla, son of Muhammad Yaqoob Malla, a resident of Lokripora, a Territorial Army soldier