Clashes erupted between Government forces and protesters during a cordon and search operation at Nownagri Palapora area Pulwama district on Wednesday afternoon.
Reports said that after receiving inputs about the presence of militants in the area, government forces cordoned off the area and started the search operation.
Witnesses said that local youth took to roads and pelted stones on search parties. The forces responded with tear-smoke shells. The clashes were going on when reports last came in. CNS