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Kashmir civil society groups to protest killing of Amarnath

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Kashmir civil society groups will stage a sit-in at the heart of Sringar later today to protest the killing of seven Amarnath pilgrims in Anantnag.

Human rights activist Khurram Parvez said in a post that the protest was being organised to show solidarity with those killed and demand a credible investigation into the deadly attack.

"Let us unambiguously and emphatically show solidarity towards those killed and demand a credible investigation against this and all other crimes perpetrated in Jammu and Kashmir," he said.

The sit-in will be organised at at Pratap Park in Lal Chowk area of the city.

Meanwhile, a human rights group today filed a in the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) here, demanding an investigation into yesterday's attack on the pilgrims.

"We have filed a before SHRC demanding it to investigate the attack on the Amarnath pilgrims," Chairman International Forum for Justice and Protection for Human Rights Mohammad Ahsan Antoo told PTI here.

However, the SHRC is yet to admit his

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 17:02 IST