In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the authorities continued to impose strict curfew in Srinagar and other districts and towns to prevent people from offering Eid prayers, today (Thursday).
The roads were blocked with concertina wires to stop pedestrian as well as vehicular movement. The Eid prayers could not be held at Dargah Hazratbal, historic Jamia Masjid and other masajid, shrines and eidgahs across the territory due to restrictions.
Indian troops arrested five family members including a young girl during cordon and search operations in Wahibugh area of Pulwama district on Eid day, today.
The troops abused and harassed a photojournalist while he was covering the restrictions imposed by the occupation authorities in Saidakadal area of Srinagar.
APHC General Secretary Molvi Bashir Ahmed Irfani in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, lashed out at the occupation regime for inflicting untold miseries on the innocent people of Kashmir.
It is pertinent to notice that as per previous practice the people of IIOJK showed affinity with Pakistan by observing Eid-ul-Fitr with it, today. In India, Eid will be observed, tomorrow.
Pro-freedom and pro-Palestine protests were held in Srinagar and other areas, despite strict restrictions. The protesters led by Dr Musaib shouted pro-freedom slogans in Batamaloo area of Srinagar after Eid prayers.