Mirwaiz arrested, Shopian march foiled

Mirwaiz arrested, Shopian march foiled
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Srinagar: Police on Wednesday arrested Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and foiled his attempt to march towards Shopian.
Resistance leadership had called for ‘Shopian Challo’ to exhibit solidarity with the south Kashmir district after 13 militants and 04 civilians were killed in force’s actions in the district on Sunday.
As soon as Mirwaiz defied the house detention orders and came out, his followers raised slogans and started marching however a large pose of men in uniform intercepted the resistance leader and took him into custody, witnesses said. Sources said Mirwaiz was whisked away to Police Station Nigeen.