New Delhi: Heavy clashes emerged between police and protestors on Wednesday in Batmaloo disctrict of Srinagar following the funeral of slain militant who was killed in a firing incident in Kud town of Udhampur district.

The people who attended the funeral raised anti-national slogans during the protest. The protestors also hoisted flags of Pakistan and IS.

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday confirmed that the person killed in a firing incident in Kud town of Udhampur district was a militant who had fired at the security forces.

PDP minister Ghulam Nabi Hanjura told the assembly that the person killed at Karnal Nallah in Kud town on Monday had been identified as Tanveer Sultan, son of Sheikh Muhammad Sultan of Bemina area.

Ali Muhammad Sagar, the legislator of the opposition National Conference, had asked the government to clarify whether the person had been killed in a fake encounter.