#Day30: Massive Shia-Sunni Unity March On Way To Hazratbal To Pay Homage to ‘Martyrs’



KL Images: Syed Shahriyar
KL Images: Syed Shahriyar

After offering Maqrib prayers together at Shia stronghold of Hassanabad in old city, a Sunni-Shia marched together to Hazratbal to express solidarity with “martyrs” of Kashmir.

“The prayers were led by revered Shia cleric Agha Syed Abid who prayed for Shia-Sunni unity besides prayed for the departed souls of all the martyrs,” said a newsman covering the event.

Shia-Sunni Rally at Hassanabad

After offering prayers, the newsman said, a unity march was taken out from Hassanbad that swelled by the time it reached Rangerstop—a bastion of Shia population.

Shia-Sunni Rally at Hassanabad 1

“Around 8,000 people are part of the procession which is now on way to Hazratbal,” the newsman said.

When last checked, the march had peacefully dispersed on way to Hazratbal.

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