Sopore Students March for Exam Deferment, Teargassed

SOPORE — Police lobbed tear-smoke shells on protesting students in North Kashmir’s Sopore town after they pelted stones on deployed Forces during their demonstration against the government decision to conduct Class 11th examination on 28 October.

Reports said that a large number of Class 11th students from government boys higher secondary school hit to roads on Wednesday to demand deferment of their examination. They assembled at Iqbal Market to demand deferment of their annual examinations till mid-November.

Citing incomplete syllabus, the protesting students also blocked the traffic movement.

However, police lobbed tear gas shells after some students pelted them with stones, triggering commotion in the area.

Reports said that traffic on the roads was disrupted for a while due to clashes between police and students. 

 

 

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