Budgam: A complete shutdown was observed in Budgam town and adjoining areas on Saturday against the civilian killing by army in Beerwah on Friday.
All the entry and exit points to the district were sealed and people were not allowed to assemble to protest.
Amid shutdown, intense clashes occurred in the town when the youth pelted the government forces with stones in the afternoon. The forces in retaliation fired teargas to break up the protests.
During the clashes, a youth identified as Mohammad Yosuf Sheikh son of Gulam Mohammad of Beerwah, received head injury. He was removed to district hospital Beerwah. Block Medical Officer of the concerned hospital Dr Bashir Ahmad Khan said the injured youth is out of danger.