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Muslim protesters clash with police over film in Kashmir

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Firefighters douse flames of a government vehicle torched during a protest against an anti-Islam movie in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, on Sept. 18. Muslim majority areas of Indian- Kashmir observed a complete shutdown and staged protests against the controversial anti-Islam movie deemed insulting to Prophet Mohammed. Normal life in the region was affected by the shutdown call and vehicular traffic on roads remained disrupted.

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Kashmiri muslim protestors clash with Indian police during a protest and one day strike called by several religious and political organisations to protest an anti-Islam movie in Srinagar on September 18, 2012. Angry protesters rallied in Kashmir over an anti-Islam film, taking to the streets and burning US and Israeli flags and an effigy of US President Barack Obama.

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Kashmiri Muslim protesters burn an effigy symbolizing America during a protest strike in Srinagar on Sept. 18. According to locals, a call for all shops, business establishments, schools, colleges and government offices to be closed and public transport to remain off the roads throughout Kashmir was called on by several local groups. The shutdown was to protest against an anti-Islam film that has sparked violent protests across the world.

Fayaz Kabli / Reuters

A masked youth attends a strike in Srinagar, Sept.18.. According to locals, a call for all shops, business establishments, schools, colleges and government offices to be closed and public transport to remain off the roads throughout Kashmir was called on by several local groups. The shutdown was to protest against an anti-Islam film that has sparked violent protests across the world.

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