Protesters holding banner saying "Indian armed forces go back"
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Thousands attend Eid protests in Kashmir

Tens of thousands of people across Indian-administered Kashmir have joined protests against Indian rule, following prayers to mark the end of Ramadan.

A government building and a police checkpoint were set on fire in separate protests in the capital Srinagar, where demonstrators carried green Islamic flags and chanted slogans demanding autonomy and freedom.

The BBC's Altaf Hussain in Srinagar explains what happened.

  • 11 Sep 2010
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