Called by separatists to pay homage to blast victims Kulgam sealed to foil march

Srinagar, Publish Date: Oct 24 2018

Authorities on Wednesday sealed south Kashmir’s Kulgam district to prevent a march called by the separatist leadership against the killing of seven civilians in a blast on Sunday.

Joint Resistance Leadership – an amalgam of separatist outfits – has called appealed people, especially those residing in south Kashmir, to march towards Kulgam to pay homage and express solidarity with the families of seven civilians killed in a blast in Larnoo village of the district on Sunday.

Reports and witnesses said that all roads leading to Kulgam have been sealed by the police and paramilitary forces.

All entry and exit points to the district have been blocked by the forces’ personnel.

Meanwhile, strict restrictions have been imposed in Kulgam to prevent any protests or rallies against the civilian killings.