Joint Hurriyat Leadership calls for strike on July 8, 13


    SRINAGAR : Joint Hurriyat leadership issued programme to observe the maiden death anniversary of slain Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on Tuesday.

    According to the programme, a complete strike would be observed on July 8 and 13 to pay tributes to Burhan Wani and July 13 martyrs.

    Wani was killed on July 8 last year in a gunfight with government forces in Kokernag area of Anantnag district. Wani’s killing had triggered an uprising across the Kashmir Valley that left nearly 100 civilians dead.