Clashes in Kashmir after Indian forces teargas protesting students

04 May, 2017 12:34 pm

SRINAGAR (92 News) – At least one girl student was injured after Indian forces used tear gas to prevent students from marching into the streets in Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday.

The Kashmiri students staged a massive protest against the arrests of several students during past two weeks of protests across Kashmir.

Raising pro-freedom and anti-India slogans, the protesting students started marching however they were intercepted by a large contingent of police and other government forces.

The forces used tear smoke canisters to disperse the protesting students, including girls. This triggered clashes resulting into injury to one of the protesting girls.

Soon after the clashes, shopkeepers pulled down their shutters and traffic went off the roads.

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