In pictures: Kashmiris celebrate Eid under siege

By AFP
Published: August 13, 2019
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A security personnel stands guard on a street during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

A security personnel stands guard on a street during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

Indian troops clamped tight restrictions on mosques across occupied Kashmir for Eid al-Adha festival, fearing anti-government protests over the stripping of the Muslim-majority region’s autonomy.

Security personnel stop motorists for questioning during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

Security personnel stop motorists for questioning during a lockdown in Srinagar in Indian occupied Kashmir on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

A security personnel vehicle blocks a road as stray dogs walk by during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

A security personnel vehicle blocks a road as stray dogs walk by during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

Security personnel stop a man for questioning during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

Security personnel stop a man for questioning during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

Security personnel stop Muslims for questioning during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

Security personnel stop Muslims for questioning during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

Security personnel stand guard on a street during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

Security personnel stand guard on a street during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

Security personnel stand guard on a street during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

Security personnel stand guard on a street during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

Security personnel stop Muslims for questioning during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

Security personnel stop Muslims for questioning during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

Security personnel stand guard on a street during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

Security personnel stand guard on a street during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

A motorist shows his identity card to a security personnel after being stopped for questioning at a roadblock during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

A motorist shows his identity card to a security personnel after being stopped for questioning at a roadblock during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

Security personnel (back) stand guard a street under the clock tower at Lalchowk during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

Security personnel (back) stand guard a street under the clock tower at Lalchowk during a lockdown in Srinagar on August 12, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

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