London | Thousands of Pakistanis took to the street to protest against the scrapping of Article 370 outside Indian High Commission in London, amid escalating tensions between the two.
Protestors are seen holding placards saying slogans like “Kashmir is Burning”, “Free Kashmir” and “Azadi”.
This is what happened during Pakistan sponsored protest yesterday outside Indian High Commission in London. Indians who were celebrating Independence Day were attacked and had to take shelter inside mission. Khalistanis also attacked Police as visible. 4 Pak puppets arrested. pic.twitter.com/gP5OBAbXU6
— Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) August 16, 2019
— Risalet Media offical.,@ (@akhtara22250140) August 15, 2019
Protesters vent anger at today’s #Kashmir protest outside the Indian High Commission in London.
— Press TV UK (@Presstvuk) August 15, 2019
Four people were arrested for affray, obstruction of police and possession of an offensive weapon, police said.
Tensions have escalated between India and Pakistan after India decided to revoke Article 370 in the controversial state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Pakistan has been openly criticising the move, and has downgraded the bilateral relations.
Pakistan also has appealed to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to intervene.
Meanwhile, curfew has been lifted in most of the districts in Kashmir, including all communication lines.