21 Jan '11, 6am

Last yr on Indpndnc day Pak flag was hoistd at Lal Chowk IBN dint reprt this @sardesairajdeep Why?

Last yr on Indpndnc day Pak flag was hoistd at Lal Chowk IBN dint reprt this @sardesairajdeep Why?

SRINAGAR, India : Prayers marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan erupted into anti-India demonstrations Saturday in Indian-ruled Kashmir as unrest continued in the troubled province. Tens of thousands of Muslims, mostly young men, chanted "Go India, go back" and "We want freedom" as they assembled in the main city of Srinagar to offer prayers on the festival of Eid al-Fitr. "The protests are a form of referendum showing that Kashmiris want freedom from India," said leading separatist and key Muslim cleric Umar Farooq as riot police were deployed across Srinagar in a bid to keep a lid on tensions. Government forces have been battling for months to contain violent demonstrations in the mainly Muslim region that were ignited by the killing of a 17-year-old student by police on June 11. A total of 70 protesters, bystanders and some children have been killed mos...

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