Intense protests erupt in KU against Shopian killings

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Srinagar: Intense protests erupted in Kashmir University after hundreds of students assembled near the Convocation Centre and objected to the scheduled participation of two state ministers in the scheduled Science Congress.
Though authorities have suspended the class work in the University, however, the students residing in University hostels hold the protest against the Shopian killings.
The protesting University students were alleging world community for the unabated killings in Kashmir saying “world community has miserably failed in stopping India from violating the basic rights of Kashmiri people.”
The protesting students also offered funeral prayers in absentia for the slain militants and civilians of Kashmir.
The Deputy Commissioner Srinagar along with other university officials were present at the University trying to pacify the protesting students when reports last came in.
13 militants and four civilians were killed in three different gunfights in south Kashmir’s Shopian and Anantnag districts on Sunday. Three army soldiers were also killed in the gunfights.

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