Students protests killing of Naveed Jatt in Budgam encounter, funeral prayers in absentia held at KU
Srinagar: Protests erupted in Kashmir University, IUST Awantipora and GDC Bemina over killing of two militants including top Lashkar e Taiba militants in a gunbattle in Budgam on Wednesday.
Scores of Kashmir University students a massive protest demonstration in the varsity campus and marched through the varsity campus while raising pro freedom slogans.
The students, reports said, also held funeral prayers in absentia for the slain militant commander.
Scores of students of Government Bemina Degree College and IUST Awantipora as well held protest demonstration against the killings.
Witnesses said that the students of GDC Bemina raised “pro-freedom and anti-India” slogans and marched through the campus and onto the main road.
The students also pelted stones on the forces. However, the witnesses said, the government forces did not retaliate to the protesting students before they went back to the campus raising slogans.