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Students of a Girls College in Sri Nagar, take their protests to the streets. (Photo Courtesy: Muneeb ul-Islam)

In Photos: College Students Drop Pens, Pick Up Stones in Kashmir

Police forces maintained that they exercised “extreme restraint” with the students during the clashes.

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India
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Clashes broke out between students and security forces, in a number of educational institutes, in the Kashmir Valley, on Monday.

The students had called for protests against Saturday's incident in Pulwama town in which over 50 students were injured in a fighting that erupted with security forces after they objected to the setting up of a security post outside the Pulwama College.

Students of the S P College in Srinagar blocked the Maulana Azad Road on Monday as police used tear smoke in a bid to clear it.

Girls from a women's college in Srinagar also joined the protests as police battled hard to bring the situation under control.

Though reports claims that dozens of students were injured at the hands of the security forces, the police maintains that they exercised “extreme restrain” in their dealings with the students.

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