Soura neighborhood in Srinagar defends #azadi:
“Women holding wooden sticks sit in a street during clashes with Indian government forces in Anchaar Soura of Srinagar, Kashmir. Jalla Begum (middle) says we are here to protect our boys from the government forces. She said that forces carry out raids on our places every night. Hundreds of young boys guard Anchaar in the night to stop troops from entering the locality & arresting the residents. The area has emerged as a hotbed of protests.”

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