Massive aerial firing creates panic at Islamic University in Awantipora

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Pulwama, : Army resorted to massive aerial firing at Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Awantipora on Thursday creating panic among students.

Reports said that students were protesting inside the campus when they observed the movement of army from the hilly side of the campus repairing some cables. Some students pelted stones on them, who retaliated with aerial firing.   

They said that army fired in the air to chase away the protesting youth. However, the protesters didn’t relent and kept re-grouping.

Later, police and paramilitary forces fired tear gas to disperse the protesters, triggering further clashes.

  The student protest was going on till the filing of this report

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