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Kashmir encounters: Student protests rock Srinagar

Jammu & Kashmir: Students clashed with security forces on Thursday as authorities reopened schools days after 13 militants were killed in an encounter where four civilians also lost their lives. According to reports, tear gas was fired to stop students from marching at several colleges in Srinagar

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A Kashmiri student clashes with security forces outside a college during a protest against recent killings in Kashmir, in Srinagar on April 5, 2018. (Express Photo By Shuaib Masoodi)

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In one of the biggest counter-terror operations in recent times, 11 militants were killed in three separate operations in Draggad and Kachdora villages in Shopian district and Dialgam in Anantnag district. (Express Photo By Shuaib Masoodi)

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The encounters triggered massive protests in South Kashmir, with thousands of people taking to the streets, resulting in fierce clashes, such as in this April 5 photo. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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More than 70 protesters were reported to have been injured, some of them hit by pellets in their eyes. (Express Photo By Shuaib Masoodi)

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Students clashed with security forces on Thursday after authorities reopened schools after 13 militants were killed in an encounter where four civilians also lost their lives. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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In this photo, Kashmiri women protests in Srinagar on April 5 (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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According to reports, tear gas was fired to stop students from marching at several colleges in Srinagar. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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Seen here are female students in the Valley pelting stones towards security forces (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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Burning security post of a sports stadium set ablaze by Kashmiri students during a protest in Srinagar. (Express Photo By Shuaib Masoodi)

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Clashes also erupted in other parts of Kashmir as students hurled rocks at police and paramilitary soldiers. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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They also burned a police bunker in Srinagar. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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Some students were reportedly injured in the clashes. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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At least three Indian soldiers were also killed in the recent encounters, which was one of the biggest counter-terror operations in recent times. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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This had led the administration to order a shutdown in the Valley in light of law and order situation. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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Protestors climbed the walls of educational institutions to pelt stones. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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Authorities had shut schools and colleges and canceled university exams in an attempt to stop protests by students. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)

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Earlier on Thursday, businesses and shops reopened and public transport resumed operating in the region after four days. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi)