Three photojournalists injured while covering student protests in Srinagar


Three photojournalists received injuries while covering clashes at Srinagar’s MA road between students and police on Monday.

As the clashes broke out, a battery of press photographers rushed to the spot to cover the scene.

As photographers begun clicking a stone hit young photographer, Basit zargar in head. He was referred to hospital immediately.

KL Image : Bilal Bahadur

Later on two senior photographers, Habib Nakash, who is photo chief of Greater Kashmir and Danish Ismail , working with International news gatherer Reuters also sustained inures. The injuries are reported to be minor.

In the clashes, several police men were also reported injured.

Reports said that, six students were arrested by police.

Meanwhile, students of Women’s College also came on road in protest.


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