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JAMMU: Massive protests rocked Jammu Division on Friday against the killing Anil Parihar and his brother.
Protests were reported in Jammu, Reasi, Udhampur, Ramban, Kathua, Bhadarwah and Samba areas of the region.
In Jammu City, BJP and Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) workers thronged various roads in Kachi Chawani, Trikuta Nagar, Rehari and Bohri areas and blocked traffic for brief periods. They set ablaze tyres and raised anti-Pakistan slogans demanding elimination of the terrorists involved in the killings.


Protests were also reported in Bhadarwah, Udhampur, Reasi, Katra, Chenani, Samba, Kathua, Akhnoor, R S Pura and Basohli areas.


There was a shutdown in old Jammu City and various other places in the region.
“The protests were held at several places in the region, but they were peaceful. There was no untoward incident reported from anywhere,” a police official said.