Kashmir remembers Gaza on Eid


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Kashmir celebrated Eid-Ul-Fitr on Tuesday ending the month long Ramadan.

The largest Eid congregational prayer gatherings were witnessed at Eidgah and Dargah Hazratbal, respectively.

Just after Eid prayers culminated at Eidgah, youth took out a rally in support of people of Gaza and shouted anti Israel and anti India slogans, reports said.

Pertinently, Israel has been bombing Gaza strip since July 8 and has killed more than 1100 civilians.

Kashmir witnessed unprecedented protests in favour of Palestine and against Israel.

Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Geelani had appealed people to observe half an hour protest in favour of oppressed people of Gaza after Eid prayers.

Reports reaching Kashmir Life said that soon after Eid prayers at Eidgah, people took out a rally holding banners and shouted pro-Palestine slogans.

“There was huge deployment of armed men who fired tear gas shells to stop the march,” a witness said.

“The youth resorted to stone pelting and it ensued into a battle,” he added. The reports said that youth shouted pro-azaadi and anti India slogans as well.

From uptown Hyderpora, youth held protests just after Eid prayers and raised slogans against Zionist Israel.

From South Kashmir, reports said, people took out rallies after Eid prayers and raised heavy anti-Israel and anti-India slogans. “In Islamabad, people took out rally and later youth pelted stones on Para military forces who used tear gas shells,” a local from the area said.


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