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Shoe hurled at Omar Abdullah during I-Day function

Sunday, August 15, 2010 06:03:15 PM, Agencies

Srinagar: A policeman on Sunday hurled a shoe towards the dais where Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was taking salute after unfurling the national flag at the Independence Day function here.


The Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police, who was in civilian clothes, was whisked away by security personnel immediately after he lobbed a brown shoe towards the dais.

Abdul Ahad Jan, posted at Kulgam, stood up and shouted "we want freedom" while hurling the shoe from the VIP enclosure, where he was sitting, police said, adding that the shoe did hit the Chief Minister.

 

"Throw shoes, not stones," Television channels quoted Abdullah as saying.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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