Sambora villagers protest signboard vandalism

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Srinagar:  The alleged vandalism of cemetery signboard at the hands of security personnel sparked protest and spontaneous shutdown in Sambora Pampore area in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. 

Sources told CNS that on August 14 some youth have allegedly unfurled Pakistani flags over the top of cemetery sign board. Security personnel according to locals appeared during the dead of the night and vandalized the signboard of the grave yard.

All the shops and business establishments in the area remained closed as a mark of protest.

Locals while resenting the action of security personnel amid anti-India slogans staged a protest and observed a complete shutdown in the area. The locals said that the signboard had some religious messages inscribed on it while security personnel did not show any respect to it and damaged it completely.

Despite repeated attempts, no police official commented on the issue. 

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