Manan Killing: Clashes, protests witnessed across Kupwara


Intense clashes erupted in parts of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, including Tekkipora – native village of  Mannan Wani on Friday afternoon.

The witnesses said that the clashes erupted soon after Friday prayers youth took to streets in Sogam, Tekkipora, Kupwara main market and Regipora areas of the district to protest the killing of Wani and his aide in a gunfight at Shatgam village of Handwara town.

They said that the forces deployed in strength in the area fired tear gas to foil the protests.

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Yasin Malik has called for a shutdown today across Kashmir.


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