1 killed by unidentified gunmen in Kashmir

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Girls came out in large numbers to join the male students in a protest rally at Lal Chowk with the police using tear gas shells by the dozens in an attempt to break the procession.

At least 50 students were injured, according to reports. After the firing, the militants managed to give security forces a slip taking advantage of mob violence, a police spokesman said.

The Kashmir University Students Union on Monday held protests in all colleges and universities following the Saturday incident.

Authorities suspended mobile internet and broadband services in the Valley in the afternoon. Indian police and paramilitaries allegedly raided the facility in search of students involved in anti-India protest. Students from both SP College and Government College for Women said that Government Forces exploded tear-smoke shells inside the college premises creating panic among them. Students shouted anti-India and pro-freedom slogans like: "Go India, Go back; Leave our Kashmir; We want freedom from India".

"All the universities, Higher Secondary Schools and colleges shall remain closed tomorrow as a precautionary measure", an official said.

As the police sealed the college exits, the students started demonstrating within the premises.

During the protests, the students clashed with the police and paramilitary personnel and pelted stones on them.

Meanwhile, violence in the region continues between Kashmiri protesters and security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir.

The incident comes amid heightened tensions in the Valley where several civilians were recently killed after clashing with security forces during the Srinagar Parliamentary by-poll. "This is a deeply worrying situation", he tweeted. "But then the government forces climbed a gate of the college from stadium side and fired pellets", he said. "Is Mehbooba not alert to the situation".

A police officer told India Today that the militants opened fire at the two workers in the Qasbayar locality of Rajpora, Pulwama. "We were chasing the stone pelters who took refuge in the college", SSP said.

In the video, which sources said was filmed on April 9, the young man sits tied with a rope to the front of the jeep as it drove into a village.

There were videos showing traders and political leaders in Pulwama of South Kashmir being threatened by terrorists at gun point.

Even a former retired Lt General H Panad had condemned use of civilian as a human shield.

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