London | The Indian High Commission in London saw fresh protests on Tuesday (local time) over the Kashmir issue that turned out to be violent after damages were caused to the building premises.
“Another violent protest outside the Indian High Commission in London today, 3 September 2019. Damage caused to the premises,” the Indian Mission in London tweeted.
#WATCH United Kingdom: Pakistani supporters protested outside the Indian High Commission in London yesterday. They also caused damage to the premises. (Video Source: Indian High Commission in London) pic.twitter.com/dFtm7C64XO
— ANI (@ANI) September 4, 2019
Responding to the tweet by India in the UK, London Mayor Sadiq Khan condemned the violent protests, saying it was “unacceptable”. Khan said, “I utterly condemn this unacceptable behaviour and have raised this incident with @metpoliceuk to take action.”
Meanwhile, London police also arrested four people in connection with the incident. A foot-long dagger was confiscated from one of the protesters, the police said.
Tuesday’s incident marked the second time after India raised concerns over protests outside the Indian embssy on August 15.