After offering Maqrib prayers together at Shia stronghold of Hassanabad in old city, the Sunni-Shia marched together to Hazratbal to express solidarity with “martyrs” of Kashmir.
“The prayers were led by revered Shia Imam Agha Syed Abidi who prayed for Shia-Sunni unity besides prayed for the departed souls of all the martyrs,” said a newsman covering the event.
After offering prayers, the newsman said, a unity march was taken out from Hassanabad that swelled by the time it reached Rangerstop—a bastion of Shia population.
“Around 8,000 people are part of the procession which is now on way to Hazratbal,” the reports said.
When last checked, the march was peacefully moving towards Hazratbal.