India: Clashes on Eid Day in Anantag

India: Clashes on Eid Day in Anantag

Massive clashes broke out between youth and government forces in south Kashmirs Anantnag district some 50 kilometers from summer capital of Indian controlled Kashmir on the eve of Id-ul-Azha. As soon as Eid prayers concluded at Hanfia Eidgah youth held protest demonstrations.They were chanting pro-Islam and pro freedom slogans.The protesters later clashed with police and paramilitary forces deployed in strength outside.Youth hurled stones and bricks on the forces who lobbed tear shells,used sound shells,pepper and pellets. (Photo by Aasif Shafi / Pacific Press/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)

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September 01, 2017 10:30:12 AM
September 03, 2017 02:30:48 PM
Aasif Shafi
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Protests and demonstrations, Political and civil unrest, General news
Clashes, Eid, Festival, Anantnag, Anti-India, Pellets, shelling, stones, smoke, forces, 20960464
Anan, JAMMU AND KASHMIR, INDIA
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