IUST students tear gassed on highway

IUST students tear gassed on highway
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Srinagar: Hundreds of students of Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Awantipora were Wednesday tear gassed by government forces as they started marching on the Srinagar-Jammu highway against the killing of a youth in Shopian, sources sai.
Earlier as per reports the IUST students marched from the University up to the highway raising pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.
The protesting students were intercepted by a large contingent of police and forces on the highway and after they resisted forces used tear smoke shells to disperse them.
Aadil Farooq Magray of Ganowpora Shopian was killed last evening in force’s firing during clashes which erupted after forces cordoned off the area.

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