10 powerful pictures from Indian Kashmiri student protests

Kashmir has been tense since April 9, when eight people were killed by police and paramilitary troops


News Desk May 08, 2017
Clashes erupt in Srinagar, Kashmir as hundreds of college students took to the streets to protest a police raid on their school in southern Pulwama town. PHOTO: REUTERS

There has been an increase in student protests amid brutalities of Indian forces in held Kashmir. Kashmiri students have come out in droves to protest against Indian soldiers. Clashes have erupted between protesters and forces which has also lead to many Kashmiris being detained. In a turn of events, for the first time female schoolgirls have taken part in protests, making it all the more powerful.

Police fire at student protesters in Indian-held Kashmir

Here are 10 of the most powerful and moving pictures from the protests in IoK:

Clashes erupt in Srinagar, Kashmir as hundreds of college students took to the streets to protest a police raid on their school in southern Pulwama town. PHOTO: REUTERS Clashes erupt in Srinagar, Kashmir as hundreds of college students took to the streets to protest a police raid on their school in southern Pulwama town. PHOTO: REUTERS

A protester shields a fellow student injured in the clashes in Srinagar. PHOTO: ALJAZEERA A protester shields a fellow student injured in the clashes in Srinagar. PHOTO: ALJAZEERA

Kashmiri protesters hurl pieces of bricks and stones towards Indian police vehicles during a protest in Srinagar April 24, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS Kashmiri protesters hurl pieces of bricks and stones towards Indian police vehicles during a protest in Srinagar April 24, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

Indian policemen detain a Kashmiri student during a protest in Srinagar on April 24, 2017. PHOTO: Reuters Indian policemen detain a Kashmiri student during a protest in Srinagar on April 24, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

Female students in Srinagar throw rocks at police during clashes in Indian-occupies Kashmir. PHOTO: EPA Female students in Srinagar throw rocks at police during clashes in Indian-occupied Kashmir. PHOTO: EPA

Kashmiri protestors, their faces masked with Pakistani flags, look towards Indian government forces during clashes after Friday congregational prayers outside The Jamia Masjid in Srinagar on May 5, 2017. PHOTO: AFP Kashmiri protestors, their faces masked with Pakistani flags, look towards Indian government forces during clashes after Friday congregational prayers outside The Jamia Masjid in Srinagar on May 5, 2017. PHOTO: AFP

A Kashmiri student throws a stone at Indian police during a protest in Srinagar on April 24, 2017. Female students from various colleges in IOK took part in mass protests against Indian soldiers. PHOTO: REUTERS A Kashmiri student throws a stone at Indian police during a protest in Srinagar on April 24, 2017. Female students from various colleges in IOK took part in mass protests against Indian soldiers. PHOTO: REUTERS

A Kashmiri student throws a piece of brick towards Indian policemen during a protest in Srinagar. PHOTO: REUTERS A Kashmiri student throws a piece of brick towards Indian policemen during a protest in Srinagar. PHOTO: REUTERS

 Kashmir has been tense since April 9, when eight people were killed by police and paramilitary troops during election day violence. PHOTO: AFP Kashmir has been tense since April 9, when eight people were killed by police and paramilitary troops during election day violence. PHOTO: AFP

Kashmiri protesters clash with Indian security forces near a polling station on 9th April, 2017. PHOTO: AFP Kashmiri protesters clash with Indian security forces near a polling station on 9th April, 2017. PHOTO: AFP

 

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