Pakistani flag hoisted inside Degree College SoporePhoto : Suhail Khan
However, forces fired tear gas canisters to disperse the protesting students, triggering clashes in the town.
Eye-witnesses said that 27 students were injured during the clashes in the town. “The injured students were rushed to the hospital for treatment,” they added.
Girl student injured by forces actionPhoto : Suhail Khan
The clashes in the town also triggered shutdown. All the shops and other business establishments were closed in the town.
Medical Superintendent SDH Sopore, Dr Sami told news agency that 27 students including 12 girls had received minor injuries and were brought to the hospital for treatment. “All the students who were brought to the hospital for treatment had received minor injuries,” he said.
2015 Kashmir Despatch