Kashmir Remains Tense After Execution of Separatist Leader : News Photo

Kashmir Remains Tense After Execution of Separatist Leader

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JAGIR, KASHMIR - FEBRUARY 18: 14-year-old Ghalib Afzal Guru, the son of executed Kashmiri separatist Afzal Guru, reads a newspaper 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: 14-year-old Ghalib Afzal Guru, the son of executed Kashmiri separatist Afzal Guru, reads a newspaper 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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