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Kashmir Valley Friday witnessed various protest marches against the killing of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat activist Sheikh Altaf who was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in North Kashmir’s Sopore town in Baramulla district on Tuesday. The call for protest marches was given by Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Geelani. The protest march in Sopore turned violent after scores of youth attacked police and CRPF personnel with stones at main chowk. Eyewitnesses told CNS that soon after Friday prayers, Hurriyat G activists organized a protest march from Jamia Masjid that culminated in main chowk. The march was attended by locals while some youth reportedly amid

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Hurriyat (G) leader protest against Narbal killing at Lal Chowk To stop the scheduled sit-in-program of Hurriyat Conference (G) at Lal Chowk against the killing of innocent youth, the police although continuously held the Hurriyat Syed Ali Geelani, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Raja Mehraj-ud-din and Mohammad Ashraf Laya under house arrest on the Sunday and Hurriyat (G) spokesman was not allowed to come out of the office premises. “But despite all these restrictions Hurriyat leaders Altaf Ahmad Shah, Advocate Mohammad Shafi Rashi, Zamrooda Habib, Ghulam Mohammad Khan Sopori, Mohammad Shafi Lone, Molvi Bashir Ahmad, Firdous Ahmad Shah, Nisar Hussain Rather, Malik Ghulam Nabi,

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Protests in Kashmir after a killing of a youth in Srinagar on the polling day.   Twenty-one persons including six civilians were killed in the month of April this year. So far eleven civilians have got killed in the first four months of the current year in the Kashmir Valley. Besides six civilians, nine militants were also killed in different encounters with the government forces in the month of April. Out of these killed militants, three were locals. These slain militants were identified as Willayat Khan, Abu Khasa, Abu Jarar, Usman Gauri, Abu Huzaifa, Chota Hafiz, Asif Wani, Shabir Ahmed

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A boy mourning the killing of Farhat Ahmad Dar during his funeral procession. Dar was killed by Indian forces during anti-India protests after Friday payers in North Kashmir.   When India’s next possible Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi was taking ‘holi’ dip in Varanasi, the Indian state had already silenced one more youth in Kashmir. Forever. On the eve of holi — the festival of colours — the blood of one more youth was spilled on a street of Naidkhai, Bandipore, in North Kashmir. Farhat too fell to the music of bullets. And his body lowered into the grave. Farewell;

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The teenage boy, who was killed in police firing in the Indian-controlled Kashmir on Friday, had a dream to send his father to Mecca to perform Hajj. “He had promised that one day he will send me for Hajj,” says his father, Ghulam Rasool Dar. Farhat Dar was shot dead on Friday during protests in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Rasool adds that it was as if Farhat knew that he will die on Friday. “During the morning hours, he went to salon – had a bath and wore new clothes. He spent more than usual time in a mosque after congregational Friday