Indian High Commission vandalised in London after protesters turns violent over Kashmir issue


London:Indian High Commission in London was vandalised on Tuesday after protesters turned violent over Kashmir issue.

This is the second time violent protests have taken place over Kashmir outside the Indian High Commission in London. Earlier, the protests had broken on the Independence Day on August 15.

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On Tuesday, protesters smashed windows of the Indian High Commission and even broke a window pane of the building as they carried flags of the Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and raised “freedom” slogans.

Confirming the violent protest, the Indian High Commission tweeted, “Another violent protest outside the Indian High Commission in London today, 3 September 2019. Damage caused to the premises.” The Indian High Commission also shared a photo of the damaged window pane on Twitter.

Responding to the tweet by India in the UK, London Mayor Sadiq Khan condemned the violent protests, saying it was “unacceptable”. “I utterly condemn this unacceptable behaviour and have raised this incident with @metpoliceuk to take action,” London Mayor Sadiq Khan tweeted.

Tuesday’s incident marked the second time after India raised concerns over protests outside the Indian High Commission on August 15.