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In Occupied Kashmir, a two-day protest, strike will commence from Thursday in connection with the martyrdom anniversaries of prominent Kashmiri liberation leaders, Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru.

Call for the shutdown has been given by joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.

A march will be held towards UN office at Sonawar in Srinagar on Friday.

Muhammad Maqbool Butt was executed in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail on the 11th February in 1984, while Muhammad Afzal Guru was hanged in the same jail on the 9th February in 2013 for their role in the liberation struggle.

People staged a forceful demonstration in Lassipora area of Pulwama against the highhandedness of Indian Army personnel.

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