Hajin: Clashes broke out in Hajin area of Bandipora district on Tuesday after score of students of Government Higher Secondary School Hajin staged pro-freedom and anti-India protest.
Witnesses said that as soon as deployment reached near Higher Secondary Hajin it angered the students, who took out a protest rally outside the school and pelted stones on forces.
The forces also retaliated triggering clashes between protesting students and government forces in the area.
Forces fired scores of tear smoke shells on students, local sources said adding many students sustained injuries during clashes near Main bus stand Hajin.
The girl students of Govt higher secondary school Hajin also took a massive protest rally shouting pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. They also demanded release of the arrested youth.
Intense clashes were going on in the area when reports last came in.
As per police sources Core Commander of army is scheduled to visit Army Goodwill School Hajin.