Locals in Gilgit took to streets protesting against crackdown by Pakistani security forces, reported news agency ANI.
Angry protesters took out a march raising slogans portraying an elevation in resentment over the situation.
They said 500 young men were imprisoned for asking the Pakistani Army to leave Gilgit’s soil.
Earlier, protests were witnessed in Pakistan occupied Kashmir as locals in Neelum valley came out against rigged elections that took place on July 21. The protesters burnt Pakistani flag and clashed with the police.