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Execution of Kashmiri man sparks protests

Protests held in Kashmir after Afzal Guru involved in attack on India's parliament hanged.
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2013 01:15

Dozens of protesters have been injured in Kashmir, India and parts of Pakistan, during a violent response to a prisoner's execution.

A Kashmiri man, Afzal Guru, was hanged, nearly a decade after being found guilty over a deadly 2001 attack on India's parliament.

Al Jazeera's Divya Gopalan reports from the capital, New Delhi.

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