The resistance leadership in a joint statement issued in Srinagar said that India had turned Jammu and Kashmir into a war zone. They were thwarted back by police and paramilitaries by use of tear smoke shells and firing pellets.
The protesters responded by hurling rocks at troops.
Today, 8 July 2017, marks the first death anniversary of Burhan Wahi - the poster boy of a Kashmir-based militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen.
On Friday, police halted people's movements in his hometown of Tral, in a bid to forestall gatherings and demonstrations, witnesses said. Police, CRPF, Army, BSF and ITBP personnel have been deployed in strength in IHC to maintain law and order and foil anti-India protests.
Earlier, Indian authorities had shut down the internet services in occupied Kashmir to bar activist from motivating the general public.
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Residents said that the restrictions on movement were some of the strictest they had seen, with some villagers told they would be shot if they left their homes.
The crowd became angry when troops entered a mosque to remove a sound system that was being used to play songs calling for a free Kashmir.
Thousands of troops have fanned out across the disputed territory after pro-independence leaders - a lot of them arrested or detained - called for a week of demonstrations to mark the first death anniversary of Burhan Wani. Most of the top leaders have either been detained or put under house arrest.
All business establishments, which remain open on Sundays, were working normally in the civil lines, including historic Lal Chowk, the nerve-centre of the summer capital, Budshah chowk, Hari Singh High Street (HSHS), Regal Chowk, Moulana Azad Road and Residency Road.
Wani's killing set off huge protests and deadly clashes across the Himalayan region. During six months of protests 96 civilians including two policemen were killed while 10,000 got injured. Also, over 80 young men from these areas had joined terrorist ranks after Wani's death. In a separate "goodwill gesture" it also released scores of Indian fishermen held for illegal fishing in its territorial waters. I would have also spoken to him.
The mountainous region is home to over a dozen rebel groups fighting for independence or the unification of the territory with Pakistan. Almost 70,000 people have been killed in the fighting and the ensuing Indian crackdown.
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Juhi questioned the state's road map and the minister-in-charge of the law and order about the miscreants not being arrested. The woman is in trauma. "But the FIR will have to be filed by the family, whom we have informed about the incident", he said.
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