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Shops, Schools Closed in Indian Kashmir to Protest Israel

Shops and schools are closed in the main city of Indian Kashmir in protest of Israel's continuing air strikes on southern Lebanon.

The one-day strike Saturday in Kashmir's summer capital of Srinagar was called by Syed Ali Geelani. He heads the hard-line wing of the separatist alliance, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference.

Angry protests were held in several parts of India Friday against Israel's military action. Protests erupted soon after Muslim prayers Friday afternoon in Kashmir.

Kashmir is divided between India and Pakistan and is claimed in full by both