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Protests against Rahul Bhat's killing continue, govt's effigies burnt

Source: PTI   -  Edited By: Senjo M R
May 16, 2022 17:42 IST
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Protests by Kashmiri Pandits over the killing of Rahul Bhat by terrorists inside his office last week continued in Ganderbal and Anatnag districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, officials said.

IMAGE: Kashmiri Pandits holding placards stage a sit-in protest against the recent killing of government servant Rahul Bhat, in Srinagar, May 15, 2022. Photograph: ANI Photo

Scores of Kashmiri Pandits assembled at Tulmulla in Ganderbal district to protest against the killing of their community member, the officials said.


The protesters held photographs of Bhat, who was shot dead by the ultras inside his office at Chadoora in Budgam district on May 12, and shouted slogans like "we want justice", the officials said.

Similar protests were also held in Anantnag where the protesters also set afire effigies depicting the present government.

The Union territory administration has ordered a probe by a special investigation team into Bhat's killing.

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