The students of Amar Singh College on Thursday torched a police picket near Sher-e-Kashmir Indoor Stadium in Srinagar on Thursday.
An eyewitness said some protesting students reached near the stadium and set ablaze the picket. No policeman was present there when the incident took place.
Intense clashes were earlier reported outside the college promises.
The students tried to take out a protest march from the college against the recent killings across Kashmir.
Paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) spokesperson Rajesh Yadav confirmed the incident and said the torched picket belonged to Jammu and Kashmir police which was ‘torched by some protesters’.
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Posted by JK NewsCast on Thursday, April 5, 2018