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Updated On: Sunday, 18 August 2019

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Thousands of people marching towards the centre of Srinagar

2019-08-10 | Thousands of people marching towards the centre of Srinagar

Protesters have defied a security lockdown in Indian-administered Kashmir to demonstrate for the first time against the stripping of the region’s special status. Thousands turned out after Friday prayers in the capital, Srinagar but the Indian government disputes the number of people who took part. In some areas - including Jammu - restrictions have been eased.

Al Jazeera's Priyanka Gupta reports from New Delhi, India.

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