Pakistani flag hoisted at Jama Maszid in Srinagar


Srinagar: Shouting anti-India slogans separatist’s unfurls Pakistani flag at the Jamia mosque in Srinagar on Friday. The protesters also raised Pakistani flags at Khansahab, Beerwah and Chadoora areas of Badgam.

A group of youth, carrying Pakistani flags, tried to march towards Badgam town from Beerwah but was stopped by the police. The protesters clashed with the police and threw stones. The police used tear gas shells to disperse them.

This is the fourth time that Pakistani flags have been seen in Srinagar since April.

Police resorted to mild lathicharge to control the situation. Earlier on Wednesday pak flags were seen unfurled at a rally orgonised by separatist leader Umar Farooq Mirwaiz. Earlier the month separatist leader Masarat Alam has been booked for hoisting Pakistani flag in Kashmir.