Clashes erupt in Islamabad



Clashes broke out between the youth and government forces in south Kashmir’s Islamabad town today after Friday prayers against the killings of Palestinians.

Reports said that soon after the Friday Prayers concluded youth took to streets in Old town and Lal Chowk areas to protest the killing of Palestinians by Israeli forces.

Reports also said that youth pelted government forces with stones, forces responded by firing tear gas, triggering clashes.

Earlier on Wednesday, JRL, including Syed Ali Geelani, Molvi Mohammad Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik, while making an appeal to freedom-loving people of Kashmir to organize peaceful protests in every nook and corner of the state after Friday prayers in solidarity to our Palestinian brethren on May 18, 2018.

JRL termed the widespread killing of innocent people of Palestine as a brazen attack on humanity and condemned the use of brute force against the helpless people including women and children.


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