17 students injured in clashes with police in Handwara, 1 critical: Reports

Srinagar: At least 17 school children were injured in which one is reportedly in a critical condition on Saturday during intense clashes with police in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, reports said, adding that a number of girl students are among the injured.

The students of Government Degree College were holding a protest demonstration against the police crackdown on Degree College students of Pulwama district last month.

The police, however, thwarted the protest demonstration by resorting to tear gas shelling on students, triggering clashes in the area, reports added.

 

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