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Thousands attend funeral of suspected Kashmir militant

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Kashmiri villagers grieve during the funeral procession of Shabir Ahmed Mir, a suspected militant of Lashkar-e-Taiba, in Chingam, some 37 miles south of Srinagar, India, on Nov. 14, 2012.

Thousands of people turned out for the funeral of a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba militant in Indian Kashmir on Wednesday. Shabir Ahmed Mir was killed in a gunbattle with government forces in the restive region on Tuesday, according to police. 

-- The Associated Press

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Kashmiri villagers pray by the body of Shabir Ahmed Mir on Nov. 14, 2012.

Dar Yasin / AP

Shabir Ahmed Mir's mother holds a glass of milk as she clings to the bed carrying the body of her son during his funeral procession on Nov. 14, 2012.

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