Afzal Guru's 5th Anniversary,Shutdown, restrictions, protests mark day

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SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) - Authorities Friday imposed restrictions in several areas of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir and other towns to prevent protest demonstrations and clashes on the fifth death anniversary of Indian parliament-attack convict Mohammed Afzal Guru, officials said. The security forces fired teargas canisters to push the stone-pelting mobs BACK into dark alleys of Sopore, witnesses said.

After finding the strong evidence against the Afzal Guru & Maqbool Bhat, the Supreme Court announced the death sentence to both of them in August 2005 after which Maqbool Bhat, who was the founder of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) hanged on 11 Feb 1984 in Tihar Jail and later on 9 Feb 2013 Afzal Guru was also hanged.

Shops and other business establishments remained closed in Srinagar city while as public transport was also off the roads.

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The Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik had called for a shutdown to mark Guru' s hanging in Delhi's Tihar Jail and to reiterate the demand for the return of his mortal remains to the family. Contingents of police and paramilitary troopers were deployed in strength in these areas.

Fearing protests, the government also partially suspended train services in the northern part of the Kashmir Valley.

"All gates of the mosque were locked by the force personnel and people were not allowed to offer prayers", he said.

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Reports added that on early Friday morning scores of Hurriyat activists of different fictions reached Native village of Afzal Guru which includes Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party workers Peer Anayat, Engineer Farooq Ahmed Khan, Aashiq Husain, Rameez Hassan, Mohammad Amin and Abdul Qadeer.

A group of JKLF activists took out a protest rally at Abi Guzar area and staged a protest.

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