Protesting against the assault on students in Pulwama, students across the Kashmir Valley on Monday took to the streets and clashed with the security forces.
The clashes occurred at eight places, turning the streets outside colleges into battlefields, witnesses and officials said.
It was the biggest wave of student protests in the troubled valley.
Students of S.P. College blocked Maulana Azad Road in Srinagar against the army's action on students at Pulwama in south Kashmir on Saturday that injured more than two dozen students.
The army had entered the Degree College Pulwama then, leading to pitched battles with students who stoned the security vehicles.
On Monday, the students rained a barrage of stones on security forces and police. The Station House Officer of Kothibagh police station was injured.
The security forces used tear gas and batons to disperse the students, who kept regrouping to engage the security forces.
Students of colleges of Pulwama and Shopian in south Kashmir and Srinagar's Amar Singh College and Women's College M.A. Road shouted slogans in solidarity with the students of Pulwama.
Students from Kashmir University and Central University of Kashmir in Srinagar staged peaceful protests.
In north Kashmir, students poured out of the Sopore Degree College in large numbers and shouted slogans against the assault on students.
Some students resorted to stone pelting, leading to clashes with security forces.
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