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Students shake Kashmir Valley

June 10, 2009

Hold Demos; 40 Wounded In Police Action

Khalid Gul | Greater Kashmir, June

Shopian Aftermath
Shopian, June 9: On the call of the incarcerated Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani, thousands of school and college students of the Valley demonstrated on Tuesday against the rape and murder of a teenage student and her pregnant sister-in-law allegedly by armed forces in Shopian last month.
At least 40 school and college students, many of them girls, were wounded in Pulwama town when police fired dozens of teargas shells and resorted to lathicharge [batoncharge] to quell their demonstration.
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