IUST students stage protest against minor girl’s killing in Kupwara


Srinagar: Students of Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Thursday staged protest demonstrations against the killing of minor girl in Kupwara.

The students assembled inside the campus and held a demonstration to denounce the killing of minor girl Kaneeza who police said died after being hit by a “stray bullet” near the site of gunfight.

Kaneeza was killed by a “stray” bullet on Wednesday when an encounter was underway between militants and forces at Kun’nar village of Batpora Haihama in Kupwara.