Srinagar, January 21, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed, today, at Gow Kadal in Srinagar in remembrance of the Gow Kadal martyrs. All shops and business establishments remained closed in Gaw Kadal, Maisuma, Budshah Chowk and Basant Bagh areas of Srinagar.
On this day in 1990, Indian troops had resorted to indiscriminate firing on a peaceful procession at Gaw Kadal in Srinagar, killing over 50 innocent civilians including children.
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