Srinagar, June 5: Protests erupted in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr on Wednesday. Protesters supporting Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind terrorist Zakir Musa and United Nations (UN) designated terrorist Masood Azhar pelted stones at security forces near Jamia Masjid. Protesters were also holding posters of Musa and Azhar. One of the posters carried the slogan “Musa Army”. Masood Azhar Blacklisted: 'Good News for Global Community and India', Says French Envoy Alexandre Ziegler.
As per reports, clashes erupted between protesters and the security forces after Eid prayers. Forces used teargas shells to disperse the protesters. No one was reported injured in the clashes. Similar protests were also reported in other parts of the Kashmir Valley including Baramulla district.
Visuals of protests after Eid Prayers in Srinagar:
Jammu and Kashmir: Stones pelted at security forces near Jamia Masjid in Srinagar; and posters supporting terrorist Zakir Musa and UN designated terrorist Masood Azhar seen in the area. pic.twitter.com/qu7uea90YO
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Last month, Musa was killed in an encounter in Tral area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama. According to reports, the gunbattle broke out between terrorists and security forces at Dadsara village in the Tral area. In retaliation, security forces gunned down Musa. Recently, Azhar was also designated as an international terrorist by the UN.