Shutdown in Srinagar, Tral; Indian police arrest 10 youth 

Srinagar, May 26, 2022 (PPI-OT):In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, shutdown is being observed for the second consecutive day, today, in Srinagar city and Tral area of Pulwama against the Indian court’s unjust verdict of awarding life imprisonment to illegally detained Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik.

The shops and other business centres are closed in Maisuma, Abi Guzar, and Lal Chowk, downtown areas of the city and in Tral. Yesterday, Indian police used brute force and fired shells on anti-India and pro-freedom protesters in Maisuma and other areas of Srinagar. Scores of people, including women, assembled at Yasin Malik’s residence at Maisuma, a short distance from Lal Chowk city centre, and raised slogans in support of the Hurriyat leader.

Indian forces have been deployed in strength in several areas of the territory to thwart anti-India protests. Meanwhile, Indian police during house raids arrested 10 youth on charges of anti-India sloganeering and protests in Maisuma yesterday.

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