STATE TIMES NEWS
Srinagar: Terrorists on Thursday targeted a police station in old Srinagar city, lobbing a grenade at it and injuring four persons, including three policemen.
The grenade exploded in the compound of the police station in Safakadal, a police official said.
Three policemen and a civilian were injured in the incident, the official said. He said the injured have been hospitalized and their condition is said to be stable.
Meanwhile, clashes between the stone-pelting students and security forces refuse to die down with a fresh round of confrontation reported in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, leaving more than a dozen students injured.
About 250 students of the Degree College, Kulgam took out a protest march from the college campus against the alleged high-handedness of security forces in the April 17 incident at Degree College, Pulwama, a police official said.
He said the students pelted stones on the security forces and the official residence of superintendent of police, Kulgam, which is adjacent to the college campus. “The security forces used batons and tear gas shells to chase away the protesting students,” the official said, adding 14 students were injured during the clashes. The injured were admitted to a hospital and their condition is said to be stable, he said.
The police raid on the state-run college in Pulwama on April 17 had triggered widespread protests by students across Kashmir.
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