Musa Killing: Ganderbal, Islamia college students clash with govt forces

Clashes outside Islamia College of Science and Commerce. Photograph by Saide Zahoor Shah for The Kashmir Walla
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Clashed erupted between government forces and students in Degree College Ganderbal on Tuesday against the killing of topmost militant commander Zakir Musa.

According to the reports, the students raised massive pro-freedom and anti-India slogans and tried to march out of the campus. However, a posse of government forces intercepted them.


“The students pelted stones on government forces who retaliated triggering intense clashes,” they said. The clashes continued till the time of filing of this report.

Pertinently, after four days colleges in the valley were open post top militant commander Zakir Musa killing.

Simultaneously, students of Islamia College of Science and Commerce clashed with government forces, leading to the closure of classes. Students threw stones on the government forces, while females students stayed inside the campus.

His killing had triggered protests across Kashmir valley, forcing the authorities to suspend mobile Internet and impose curfew in sensitive areas.