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Yasin Malik, Shabbir Shah arrested in Srinagar

Srinagar, October 08, 2014 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities arrested Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik and Hurriyet Conference Jammu and Kashmir leader, Shabbir Ahmad Shah and imposed curfew at Lal Chowk in Srinagar.

The Indian authorities have banned the Nimaz Eid ul Azha and imposed curfew at Lal Chowk. The Nimaz was proposed by the flood-hit people of many localities, shopkeepers, businessmen and trade bodies.

The businessmen and the people whose business and houses have been destroyed by recent floods intended to appeal international community for immediate help and assistance to come out of the worst situation people of Kashmir are in because of the recent floods, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Yasin Malik told media men.

Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Central Kashmir Syed Ahfadul Mujtaba talking to media men in Srinagar confirmed that Eid namaz was not allowed in Lal Chowk.

The puppet authorities also placed Hurriyet Conference leader, Shabbir Ahmad Shah under house arrest at his residence in Srinagar.

Meanwhile, the JKLF spokesman in a statement in Srinagar while Kashmir clashes 6oct eid day condemning the arrest of Yasin Malik and imposition of curfew in Lal chowk said that this has once again exposed the ugly and brutal face of India and its callous approach towards the flood devastated people of Kashmir. The statement has appealed to the international community to take a serious note of the devastation caused by floods in Kashmir and callous, tyrannical approach of India and its stooges towards Kashmir.

“Kashmiris are humans and international community needs to come to the rescue of fellow humans who have been hit by a flood and have lost hundreds of men and women, business and property worth billions of dollars and where millions are compelled to live under open skies today,” the JKLF statement said.

On the other hand, hundreds of people marched through the streets and roads raising pro-freedom and anti-India slogans in Eid gah, Kukar bazar, Maisuma, Basant Bagh. Hyderpora, Pattan, Chadoora, Baramulla, Sopore and other places of the territory. Several people were injured in violent police actions in Eidgah

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