Separatists Protest in Kashmir Against Modi Visit

October 23, 2014 11:08 AM

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Shops and businesses were closed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday as separatists protested a visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Police and paramilitary soldiers patrolled Srinagar, Kashmir's main city, to prevent demonstrations. Steel barricades were erected on main roads and separatist leaders were held under house arrest to stop them from leading any protests.

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