12 Aug 2019

Kashmir clampdown continues during Eid

Scotland Correspondent

Troops in Indian administered Kashmir have allowed some Muslims to go to local mosques to take part in prayers for the Eid festival – although there’s still a ban on any large gatherings – while communications and internet links remain cut off.

The clampdown – after India suddenly revoked the special status for the state of Jammu and Kashmir – has made it almost impossible to verify what’s going on there.

Ciaran Jenkins has been speaking to some of the Kashmiri community inĀ AirdrieĀ about the situation.