Jammu-Pathankot Highway Blocked as Protests Erupt | Video

The Sikh community in Jammu protested against the police over the death of a Sikh youth on Thursday.

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Sikh protestors show a poster of slain Khalistan militant leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, a few of which were allegedly torn in Jammu. (Photo: ANI video grab)

Defying prohibitory orders, Sikh youths took to streets for the third day on Friday as protests spread over the removal of posters of Khalistan militant leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale.

This came a day after a youth was killed and seven injured in clashes with police over the row.

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Authorities clamped Section 144 of CrPC, which bars gathering of more than four persons at a place, in the entire Jammu district. A curfew like situation prevailed in violence-hit areas of Satwari-Ranibagh-Gadigarh-R S Pura belt and elsewhere.

Streets wore a deserted look in Jammu city today and business establishments remained closed. Mobile and internet services were also suspended in Jammu.

The army late last night staged flag march in parts of Jammu following violent clashes.

(With inputs from PTI)

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