Kargil mourning procession turns into pro-Kashmir protest


Srinagar—Thousands of people attending the fourth day ceremonies after Ashura in Sankoo near Kargil turned into protest against the recent killings of Muslims in different parts of the world including Kashmir valley.
Anjuman-e-Sahib Zaman spokesperson Agha Ahmad Rizvi in a statement appealed for meaningful dialogue with all stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir to restore peace and normalcy. “Today worst atrocities are being perpetrated in Kashmir including on women and children and Kashmir has been converted into big jail and we strongly condemn it,” the statement said.
The procession organised by Anjuman-e-Sahib Zaman Sankoo passed through the main bazar denouncing the recent killings in Kashmir. Mourners were also carrying placards with slogans expressing solidarity with the people of Kashmir.
The procession started from Zainabia thang Imambargah and marching through main bazar Sankoo culminated at Musalah e Mehdia.—KMS