Kargil observes shutdown
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Jammu: A complete shutdown was observed in Kargil today in protest against the recent violence in Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan.
Responding to a bandh call by Anjuman-e-Jamiyatul Ulima Asna Ashriya (Islamia School Kargil) to express solidarity with the people of Gilgit-Baltistan, all shops and business establishments in the town remained closed and vehicles kept off the roads.
People from many villages in Kargil district assembled at Islamia School Kargil carrying black flags and placards and chanting slogans against the killings in the region.
Nayib Imam Jumma of Islamia School Kargil, Hujattul Islam Sheikh Hussain Mukaddas, appealed to Government of Indian to intervene and help stop the killings in the region.
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