Hurriyat (G) Activists Hold Protests, Detained



Scores of Hurriyat (G) activists held protests against the killing of Sheikh Altaf-Ur-Rehman after Friday prayers in lal Chowk.

Witnesses said that the actvists assembled in Pratap Park soon after the Friday prayer and amid sloganeering tried to march to wards Residency road.

“Altaf teray Khoon say Inquilab aaye ga,” Hurriyat (G) actvists shouted slogans and were bundled in nPolice van just outside the entrance of Pratap Park. The activists also held protests against the house detention of its Chairperson and other leaders iuncluding Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai and Ayaz Akbar.

Pharmacist by profession, Sheikh Altaf was killed in Sopore last Tuesday morning by unidentified gunmen. He was member of Syed Ali geelani headed Tehreek-I-Hurriyat.

Geelani had called for peacful protests against his killings.

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