Shopian: Clashes erupted in Shopian after students threw stones on deputy commissioner’s residence near the Government Boys Higher Secondary School here.
Earlier in the day, students tried to enforce a shutdown against the killing of militants in Kakpora where an encounter had taken place early in the morning. As government forces were deployed the take control of the situation, students threw rocks on the forces.
Forces fired tear smoke shells and pellet guns to disperse the protest that was soon joined by other youth.
Eyewitnesses said that police arrested two students of the boys higher secondary Shopian.