In occupied Kashmir, over hundred male and female students and a journalist were injured on Monday, in Indian forces’ actions on thousands of students, who took to the streets in almost all educational institutions across the territory.

The protest call was given by the Kashmir University Students Union against the torture of Pulwama degree college students by Indian troops on Saturday. 

Students raising anti-India and pro-freedom slogans marched on all big and small streets in Srinagar, Badgam, Baramulla, Shopian, Kulgam, Gandarbal, Kupwara, Pulwama, Islamabad and Bandipora districts.

Police and paramilitary forces resorted to pellet firing and teargas shelling, which triggered clashes between students and men in uniform.

The All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar criticized the human rights organizations for their failure in highlighting the sufferings of Kashmiris in the territory.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement said that inhumanity demonstrated by the Indian forces had become the order of the day as youth were targeted and killed with each passing day in Kashmir. 

The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party Shabbir Ahmad Shah has said that the use of excessive force on students is unacceptable

Meanwhile, complete shutdown was observed for the third consecutive day at Batamaloo in Srinagar, on Monday, against the target killing of a civilian Sajjad Ahmad Sheikh by Indian troops. 

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