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People observe black day in Kashmir against Quran desecration

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SRINAGAR: Black day was being observed in occupied Kashmir against the recent desecration of holy Quran in a mosque and killing of 14 protesters by Indian troops in Ramban district of the valley.

People were staging forceful demonstrations in Srinagar and other areas against manhandling of a local religious leader and desecration of the holy Quran.

On Sunday, despite heavy deployment of Indian troops and police personnel, people took to the streets in Srinagar, Badgam, Ganderbal, Bandipora, Sopore, Baramulla, Kupwara, Handwara, Pampore, Tral, Pulwama, Shopian, Kulgam, Islamabad, Pahalgam, Gool, Ramban and other areas and staged massive demonstrations.

At many places clashes were witnessed between police personnel and the demonstrators that resulted in the injuring of several people.

The authorities imposed undeclared curfew and restrictions in Palapora area of Srinagar.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement in Srinagar urged the world community to take cognizance of deteriorating human rights situation in occupied Kashmir.

Syed Ali Gilani and Muhammad Yasin Malik in their statements strongly denounced the use of force against demonstrators and arrest of innocent youth.

Asad Haroon
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