Srinagar: Tension prevailed as widespread protests by students engulfed the Kashmir Valley with dozens of students and policemen getting injured in clashes.
The students clashed with police in Srinagar, Bandipora, Baramulla, Anantnag, Pulwama, Kupwara, Kulgam and Shopian districts. The students had called for protests against Saturday’s incident in Pulwama town in which over 50 students were injured in fighting with security forces after objecting to the setting up of a security post outside the college.
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Security forces had entered the Pulwama college on Saturday. Students of S.P. College in Srinagar blocked the Maulana Azad Road on Monday as police used tear smoke in a bid to clear it.