Pak Army Takes Foreign Diplomats To PoK, Faces Massive Protest In Muzaffarabad; 2 Locals Killed In Police Firing

New Delhi: Two persons diedwhile80 others were injuredin a police lathicharge and firing on protesters in Muzaffarabad city of Pakistan occupied Kashmir on Tuesday. It was a day of massive embarrassment for the Pakistani Army and government officials which had taken a small handful of foreign diplomats to the region to prove there are no terror camps being operated and no Indian Army attack had taken place on Sunday.

As Pakistani Army took foreign diplomats to PoK, a major protest was organised on the streets of Muzaffarabad by common people demanding freedom. The protest, that had begun last night, was against illegal occupation of Jammu & Kashmir. People in large numbers had gathered on the streets to protest against Pakistan PM Imran Khan and Pakistan Army.

Various political parties under the All independent parties alliance (AIPA banner in PoK had called for a pro-freedom rally in Muzaffarabad on October 22, the day when Pakistani forces invaded Jammu and Kashmir in 1947.

Visuals of the protest in Muzaffarabad, PoK against Pakistan Army and government.

The day is marked as “Black Day” by the people of PoK and Gilgit Baltistan as they vehemently demand Pakistan to leave their territory.

In a bid to quell the public protest, the police used tear gas shells and lathicharged. As the protests turned violent, police fired gun shots at the demonstrators in which two people reportedly died.

Social networking site Twitter was also filled with protest visuals and videos from Muzaffarabad.

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawaton Sunday said that six to ten Pakistan Army personnel were killed and three terror camps destroyed in a retaliatory action by the Indian Army opposite the Tangdhar and Keran sectors in Jammu and Kashmir.