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Kashmir Remains Tense After Execution of Separatist Leader

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JAGIR, KASHMIR - FEBRUARY 18: Brother of executed Kashmiri separatist Afzal Guru, holds the last which reads 'Dated : 9.02.2013 Time: 6.25 am In the name of Allah,Respected family members and brethren in faith, peace of Allah be upon you all. I thank Almighty Allah that he chose me for this (hanging). Rest, I congratulate all the brethren in faith that we all stood for the truth and righteousness. Let our end be for truth and righteousness.I request all my family that instead of regretting my ending, they should respect it. May the Almighty Allah protect and help all of us. Allah Hafiz' show at his residence on February 18, 2013 in Jagir, Sopore, 50 km (31 miles) north of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-administered Kashmir, India. Guru was secretly hanged and buried at the Tihar Jail in India's capital, New Delhi, on February 9 for his alleged role in the 2001 attack on the country's Parliament. His family alleges that they were kept in dark about the execution by the Indian government . Apprehensive of a massive public fallout over the execution, Indian authorities clamped a curfew for seven consecutive days in Kashmir even as three people were killed allegedly in Indian government forces' action during protests and clashes . Meanwhile, separatist groups have called for a three day strike beginning Wednesday to press the Indian government for handing over of Guru's mortal remains to his family for his last rites, a demand growing louder by the day in Kashmir. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)
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JAGIR, KASHMIR - FEBRUARY 18: Brother of executed Kashmiri separatist Afzal Guru, holds the last which reads 'Dated : 9.02.2013 Time: 6.25 am In the name of Allah,Respected family members and brethren in faith, peace of Allah be upon you all. I thank Almighty Allah that he chose me for this (hanging). Rest, I congratulate all the brethren in faith that we all stood for the truth and righteousness. Let our end be for truth and righteousness.I request all my family that instead of regretting my ending, they should respect it. May the Almighty Allah protect and help all of us. Allah Hafiz' show at his residence on February 18, 2013 in Jagir, Sopore, 50 km (31 miles) north of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-administered Kashmir, India. Guru was secretly hanged and buried at the Tihar Jail in India's capital, New Delhi, on February 9 for his alleged role in the 2001 attack on the country's Parliament. His family alleges that they were kept in dark about the execution by the Indian government . Apprehensive of a massive public fallout over the execution, Indian authorities clamped a curfew for seven consecutive days in Kashmir even as three people were killed allegedly in Indian government forces' action during protests and clashes . Meanwhile, separatist groups have called for a three day strike beginning Wednesday to press the Indian government for handing over of Guru's mortal remains to his family for his last rites, a demand growing louder by the day in Kashmir. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)
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