Massive protests erupted in Kashmir University on Thursday against the killing of a militant in a gunfight in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Reports said that scores of students assembled at the varsity campus in Hazratbal and staged a protest against the killing of Showkat Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Padgampora, Awantipora.
The slain militant was pursuing B. Pharmacy course at the varsity and had joined militancy on October 2 this year.
The protesting students chanting slogans marched through the varsity campus.
Bhat was killed in an ambush laid by government forces in Dougam Kakapora village of Pulwama district.