Kashmir unrest: Months after Ayub Pandith's lynching, tensions resurface at Jamia Masjid [Photos]

Several masked Kashmiri Muslim protesters on Friday shouted anti-India slogans at the entrance of Jamia Masjid in Srinagar

FP Staff August 18, 2017 22:09:11 IST
Several masked Kashmiri Muslim protesters on Friday shouted anti-India slogans at the entrance of Jamia Masjid in Srinagar. AP
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Several masked Kashmiri Muslim protesters on Friday shouted anti-India slogans at the entrance of Jamia Masjid in Srinagar. AP
The clash between the protesters and armed forces in Nowhatta area of Downtown Srinagar took place after the weekly congregational prayers at Jamia Masjid. AP
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The clash between the protesters and armed forces in Nowhatta area of Downtown Srinagar took place after the weekly congregational prayers at Jamia Masjid. AP
On 22 June, Ayub Pandith, a deputy superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir Police was lynched to death by a violent mob when people were observing Shab-e-Qadr outside the Jamia Masjid. AP
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On 22 June, Ayub Pandith, a deputy superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir Police was lynched to death by a violent mob when people were observing Shab-e-Qadr outside the Jamia Masjid. AP
A masked Kashmiri protester jumps in the air to avoid glass marbles and stones thrown by the army on him during the protest. AP
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A masked Kashmiri protester jumps in the air to avoid glass marbles and stones thrown by the army on him during the protest. AP
Nowhatta near the mosque is the epicenter of anti-India protests; in a similar incident, a shopkeeper was also beaten to death for defying a shutdown. PTI
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Nowhatta near the mosque is the epicenter of anti-India protests; in a similar incident, a shopkeeper was also beaten to death for defying a shutdown. PTI