J-K: Clashes erupt between students, security forces in Pulwama over police checkpost, many injured

According to reports, the violence erupted after students objected to the police checkpost near and outside the government degree college in Pulwama.

Clashes broke out between college students and the security forces in Pulwama area of south Kashmir on Saturday.

According to reports, the violence erupted after students objected to the police checkpost. Several people were injured in the violence.

Local reports said that the police had set up a checkpost near and outside the government degree college in Pulwama, which irritated the students.

The students came out of the college and started raising slogans.

CHECKPOST PELTED WITH STONES

They soon started pelting the police party at the checkpost with stones, which resulted in clashes.

Forces was forced to use tear gas and pellets against the protesting students.

The area continues to remain tense.

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