Nocturnal protests erupt in Kashmir University over Tral killings


Scores of Kashmir University students participated in nocturnal protests in the varsity campus against killing of three militants and a civilian in Tral township of Pulwama district.

A student informed Kashmir Life that dozens of students have assembled in the campus and started raising slogans.

The students of various hostels including Maulana Anwar Shah Kashmiri and Mehboob ul Alam hostels, raising slogans in favour of freedom and against India are marching towards Gani Kashmiri scholars hostel, the student said. The students also denounced the killing of a civilian in post-encounter clashes.

He said the students will stop for sometime outside GKS hostel and then march back to Maulana Anwar Shah Kashmiri Hostel in Naseem Bagh.

Pertinently, three Hizb militants were killed in a brief shootout with forces in Gulab Bagh area of Tral.

Following clashes, a civilian was also hit by a bullet who later succumbed to injuries in a Srinagar hospital.



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