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Pulwama college incident: Students clash with security forces yet again

By Ians English

Srinagar, April 24: As colleges and universities opened on Monday after a week in the Kashmir Valley, students again clashed with security forces and resorted to stone pelting, officials said.

Students of the S. P. College assembled on the Maulana Azad Road and started pelting stones on security forces causing blockade of one of the busiest roads in Srinagar.

Youths pelting stones at security personnel during clashes that erupted on Monday

The Police tried to prevent the students from blocking the road. Sporadic clashes continued as security forces tried to restore traffic on the highway.

It may be recalled that over 50 students were injured after they protested against a temporary check-post outside the college by the security forces.

The security forces attracted criticism after video clippings showing students being beaten inside the college premises by them, went viral on social networking sites.


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