Updated: Army officer apologizes, re-installs photograph of Qasim Sulemani

Budgam:  After the eruption of protests in Magam and adjacent areas of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district, the Army officer allegedly responsible for removing and setting the photograph of slain Iranian military commander Qasim Sulumani on fire apologized on behalf of his subordinate to people and appealed them to maintain calm.

Earlier, people staged a massive protest in Magam town after an army officer allegedly burnt down the photograph of Iranian slain military commander Qasim Sulemani.

Locals alleged that an Army officer removed the photograph of Qasim Sulemani from the wall of a house and burnt it down in Mulbuchan village which is less than a kilometer away from Magam town.

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Sources told news agency Kashmir News Trust that the Army officer identified as Commanding Officer 2 RR, Colonel Raman visited the same house from Magam to Malbuchan village and re-installed the photograph of Qasim Sulemani.

The Army officer was accompanied by Tehsildar Pattan. The officer apologized to the people present in the village and re-installed the photograph of the slain Iranian military commander.

Tehsildar Pattan appealed to people to maintain calm.

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