Kashmir: Hundreds of students held protests over Shopian killing

Kashmir: Hundreds of students held protests over Shopian killing

Srinagar: Hundreds of students held protests in various Kashmiri Universities over the recent Shopian killings.

Hundreds of Kashmir University (KU) students including female students gathered in the campus to hold protests carrying banners, which read: “Stop genocide in Kashmir. Stop killings”.

However, no violence was reported in the demonstrations said the sources while the students did raise anti-India slogans, Hindu reports.

Similar protests were also seen in Srinagar were several students protested in Central University Kashmir (CUK) campus, Amar Singh Degree College campus and Sumbal Degree College campus in Bandipora.

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti too visited the victim family of Gowhar Ahmad Rather, the man who was killed in alleged police firing three days ago. “The guilty found involved in excessive use of force in the incident would be brought to book,” Ms. Mufti told.

According to the reports, there are many reports on the recent killing of Gowar Ahmed Rather.

Several people in the vicinity raised anti-India slogans and reportedly clashed with security forces, however, no reports of injuries have been reported.

Educational institutions, offices, banks and markets reopened after four-days-long shutdown in Kashmir, train services have also been resumed.