Srinagar: The students on Thursday held a protest demonstration against the alleged army highhandedness in Dooru town of Anantnag in south Kashmir.
The anguished students alleged that some of their schoolmates were beaten by army, local sources said.
The protest erupted initially at Nowgam Verinag when some of the students were allegedly beaten by army following minor stone pelting on army vehicle.
As per reports quoting students army stopped busses and asked passengers to come down. Army also beat a few students and took away their identity cards.
This angered students who later marched towards the main town raising pro-freedom and anti-army slogans.
The protesting students later started stone pelting in the main market, resulting in the shutdown in the area.