Student’s clashes with forces in city centre Lalchowk

Srinagar

Intense clashes erupted in city centre Lalchwok on Tuesday afternoon as soon as the news about the killing of Lashkar commander Abu Dujana spread.

Students of SP Higher Secondary school and Kothi Bagh Higher Secondary school appeared in the city centre and pelted stones on Forces.

Initially, the students pelted stones on CRPF bunker outside Telegraph office. This led to chaos in the city centre.

Later as soon as police retaliated, the students pelted stones on them triggering ding dong battles. Police used mild force to disperse the protesting students.

The clashes took place near Abi Guzar, Kothi Bagh Higher Secondary and Ganta Ghar areas of the city centre.

The clashes disrupted the traffic movement and led to massive chaos in the city centre. A student of Womens College told Kashmir Life that the college authorities ordered closure of the college for the day.

Meanwhile reports of student clashes also came from Amar Singh College Srinagar, GDC Kulgam and Shopian.

Reports from Shopian said at least four protesters were injured after government forces fired pellets to disperse the protesting students of Government Boy’s Higher Secondary School.

The protests started soon after the news about the killing of LeT chief Abu Dujana spread in the area.

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