Six persons were injured in clashes in Ajar area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Friday.
Reports said that youths marched in a protest rally but forces intercepted them near Ajar chowk, triggering clashes.
They said that six persons were injured after forces fired pellets and teargas shells.
A minor, identified as Muhammad Yaseen Kumar (12) was hit by pellets in his left eye.
"He was referred to Srinagar for specialised treatment," said a hospital source.