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In occupied Kashmir, people staged forceful anti-India demonstrations, on Friday, to protest against the recent killing of Hizbul Mujahideen top commander, Sabzar Ahmed Butt, and other Kashmiri youth by Indian troops.

Indian forces’ personnel used brute force to break up the demonstrations, injuring several people.

People took to the streets in Srinagar, Badgam, Ganderbal, Sopore, Baramulla, Bandipora, Pulwama, Tral, Islamabad, Shopian, Kulgam, Trehgam, Kupwara and other areas.

They raised high-pitched pro-freedom, pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans and also waved Pakistani flags at various places.

Meanwhile, life remained affected for the 2nd consecutive day, on Friday, in Sopore town and adjoining areas due to strike against the killing of two youth, Basharat Ahmad Sheikh and Aijaz Ahmad Mir, by Indian forces.

Total shutdown was also observed in Bhadarwah district of Jammu region against the killings in the Kashmir Valley.

The puppet authorities kept Hurriyet leaders including Syed Ali Gilani, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, Zafar Akbar Butt, Ayaz Akbar, Muhammad Ashraf Laya and Shahid-ul-Islam under house arrest, today, to prevent them from leading the demonstrations.

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