Students clash with police in Handwara, Pulwama

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Students clash with police in Handwara, Pulwama


SRINAGAR  MAY 06: Clashes broke out between students and security forces in Hadwara and Pulwama took out a protest march today on Saturday.

Report said that students started pelting stones at the police when they were stopped by the police. Police resort to heavy tear gas shelling and baton charge to disperse the protesting students.


The students were protesting against the highhandedness of security forces in Pulwama College and arrest of students in different parts of valley recently.


Reports said that several students were injured in the clashes, including some female students. Pertinently the students protest row erupts after police raided a government degree college Pulwama on April 15. The police raid led to widespread protests by students across Kashmir, which continues.


In view of these protests authorities even suspended class work in the higher educational institutions for over a week last month as a precautionary measure. However, the students protest continues due to alleged arrest spree of the protest students in different parts of valley. (PTK)




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