In Photos: College Students Drop Pens, Pick Up Stones in Kashmir

Clashes broke out between students and security forces, in a number of educational institutes, in the Kashmir Valley, on Monday.

The students had called for protests against Saturday's incident in Pulwama town in which over 50 students were injured in a fighting that erupted with security forces after they objected to the setting up of a security post outside the Pulwama College.

Students of the S P College in Srinagar blocked the Maulana Azad Road on Monday as police used tear smoke in a bid to clear it.

Girls from a women's college in Srinagar also joined the protests as police battled hard to bring the situation under control.

Though reports claims that dozens of students were injured at the hands of the security forces, the police maintains that they exercised “extreme restrain” in their dealings with the students.

Students of a Girls College in Sri Nagar, take their protests to the streets. (Photo Courtesy: Muneeb ul-Islam)
Students gather in large numbers to launch their protest against the police. (Photo Courtesy: Muneeb ul-Islam)
Students wielded wooden planks during their protest. (Photo Courtesy: Muneeb ul-Islam)
Students raising slogans during their protest. (Photo Courtesy: Muneeb ul-Islam)
Students of the S P Higher Secondary Institute negating the tear gas used by the police. (Photo Courtesy: Muneeb ul-Islam)
Remnants of the stones pelted by the students. (Photo Courtesy: Muneeb ul-Islam)
Police forces walking past the stones used by the students. (Photo Courtesy: Muneeb ul-Islam)
Police forces gathering outside the Sri Pratap College in Srinagar. (Photo Courtesy: Muneeb ul-Islam)
Police surveying the damage on a road in Srinagar. (Photo Courtesy: Muneeb ul-Islam)
Students in Srinagar armed with wooden sticks and stones. (Photo Courtesy: Muneeb ul-Islam)
Students negating the tear gas used by the police forces. (Photo Courtesy: Muneeb ul-Islam)

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