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Srinagar: Clashes erupted between students of Gandhi Memorial College Srinagar, MPML Higher Secondary School Srinagar, Government ITI BDK Srinagar and government forces in Baba Demb area of Srinagar.

Witnesses said that scores of students assembled on the main road and blocked the vehicular traffic movement on Khanyar-Naqashpora-Barbar Shah road.

The students were demanding exemplary punishment to the accused in Sumbal rape incident.

A posse of police reached the spot and asked the students to move back to their educational institutes. However, the witnesses said, that the students pelted stones on the government forces triggering clashes.

The forces fired tear smoke shells to disperse them and restored the traffic on the road.

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