Srinagar: Police said that about a mob of about 500 students of the NIT Srinagar carrying banners displaying their demands tried to take out a march and reached the main gate on the main road. “They tried to come out on the main road. The Police deployment stopped them from doing so and told them to move back. The mob of students resorted to violence by assaulting the policemen including officers and started stone pelting. This resulted in damage to public property,” an said the Police statement.
The police chased the mob and in this melee some of the students got injured who were given first aid, it added.
“Police has lodged a case FIR no 45 at Police Station Nigeen and investigation has begun. Situation has been brought under control. Senior police officers visited the spot and are monitoring the situation,” it said.