Neelam Valley, July 29: Protests in Pakistan occupied Kashmir continued with several persons burning the Pakistan flag and also blackening the posters of politicians.
The protests which erupted in Neelam valley on Friday saw thousands of people taking to the streets and demanding that a free and fair election be held.
A majority of the PoK residents have protested against the recently held elections that were allegedly rigged. The locals were not allowed to vote and the authenticity of the polls had come under question.
In the protests that erupted at the Neelam Valley, protestors were seen blackening posters of politicians of the PML-N party which won the polls. Further people took to the streets and burned down flags of Pakistan.
Election posters blackened in Neelam Valley by people agitated by rigged PoK (Pakistan occupied Kashmir) polls pic.twitter.com/E4zlYgJEcE— ANI (@ANI_news) July 29, 2016
A large contingent of security personnel resorted to lathi charge to disperse the mob.
Massive protests had broken out across the region after the July 21 elections. Protestors had taken to the streets in most parts of the region questioning the election process.
They alleged that a majority of them were not allowed to vote and their demands to have an independent observer to oversee the process had also been rejected. In the recently held polls, the PML-N party won with a huge majority.