Police in Kashmir fire tear gas to disperse Muharram procession
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Authorities in Srinagar, the region's main city, have imposed restrictions in many areas of the city to regulate large gatherings marking Muharram.
Scuffles erupted when police tried to stop the marchers who were chanting religious slogans.
Many mourners were detained by the police.
Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, is especially important for Shiite Muslims, marking the death of Prophet Muhammad's grandson Imam Hussein in the battle of Karbala.
The processions and mourning peak on the 10th day, called Ashura, when Hussein was martyred.