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Jammu and Kashmir tanker drivers observe strike, hold protests over attacks

Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 6:38pm IST | Place: Jammu | Agency: PTI

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Jammu and Kashmir Tanker Drivers Association on Thursday observed a strike and held demonstrations over alleged attacks on two drivers in Kashmir.

Led by its J&K Oil Tanker Drivers Union President, Anan Sharma, hundreds of tanker drivers parked their oil tanker and began a strike in Jammu winter capital city. They held demonstrations against the alleged attack on two drivers, who were thrashed by some miscreants in the Valley earlier.

The drivers were shouting slogans against the government and protested at Narwal Transport Yard and demanded action against the culprits. "We demand security for the tanker drivers going to Kashmir Valley," Sharma told reporters. 

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