Srinagar, February 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, several trade bodies have called for shutdown, tomorrow, as a mark of protest against attacks on Kashmiris in Jammu and India.

The shutdown call was issued by the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Forum, Kashmir Economic Alliance and other trade bodies of the valley.

Earlier, traders downed their shutters in Lal Chowk and adjoining markets, today, to register protest against attacks on Kashmiris in Jammu and India.

The shopkeepers lowered their shutters at 3 pm following which shutdown call issued by all trade bodies of the valley.

The traders also took out a protest march to condemn the attacks on Kashmiris. The protesters demanded the safety of Kashmiri traders and students who are being harassed outside the Kashmir Valley.

Meanwhile, members of Jammu and Kashmir Awami Ittihad Party held a sit-in protest at Press Enclave in Srinagar, today, against the attacks on Kashmiri Muslims in Jammu and India.

The protestors were holding banners and placards that read “Stop targeting Kashmiri people living in India”, “Give protection to Kashmiri people in Jammu”, “Solve Kashmir dispute through self-determination” and “Don’t celebrate killings”.


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