Srinagar: Students demanding the release of their fellows clashed with government forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama town on Thursday, sources said.
Hundreds of students of the Boys Higher Secondary school, Pulwama started their march, demanding release of their classmates arrested yesterday, they said.
However, the protesting students were intercepted by a large contingent of government forces triggering clashes.
Local sources said that forces used tear smoke shells on stone pelting students resulting in chaos in the whole town. Witnesses said that shopkeepers downed their shutters leading to complete shutdown.