Protest In Magam As Army Allegedly Burns Qasim Solemani's Poster

Budgam- Stone pelting and protest erupted in Magam area of Budgam district where some Army personnel during the census process barged into a residential house and burnt the picture of slain Iranian commander general Qasim Solemani.

Qasim Solemani was an Iranian military commander who was killed in a drone attack at Baghdad International Airport in January 2020.

The locals staged a protest against the Army for allegedly setting the picture of Qasim Solemani ablaze.

"We will continue to protest till there is an apology from the involved army men," said a local protestor, as per news agency KNO.

Stone pelting is also going on at a few places in Magam. A police spokesman in a statement said that today at 1 pm, people of village Mabuchan, Magam held a protest at Magam main chowk alleging that a party of security forces while on patrol in the village misbehaved with locals of the village. “Senior police and civil officers visited the spot and talked to locals. Traffic has been restored and the situation is under control,” he said, adding that the officers assured locals that allegations are being inquired into and necessary action, if required, shall be taken accordingly.

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