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Fresh clashes break out in Srinagar college

Kashmiri students clash with Police at SP College in central Srinagar on Monday.

Kashmiri students clash with Police at SP College in central Srinagar on Monday.   | Photo Credit: Nissar Ahmad

No casualties were reported in the incident.

Clashes broke out on Monday between protesting students and security forces at S P College here, police said. No casualties were reported in the incident.

A group of students tried to take out a protest march from S P College on Maulana Azad Road in Srinagar but were prevented by the police, a police official said.

He said some students indulged in stone-pelting following which the cops and other security forces used batons to chase them away.

Colleges opened in Kashmir on Monday after a gap of five days as authorities shut higher educational institutions as a precautionary measure in the wake of valley-wide student protests last Monday against alleged highhandedness of security forces with students in Pulwama on April 15.

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