By Raashid Hassan
Shopian: Clashes erupted in Shopian after the government forces cordoned off Ganahpora-Balpora village in Shopian district on Thursday.
The forces fired teargas shells to disperse the protestors, who tried to disrupt the cordon.
The forces cordoned the village after receiving tip off about the presence of militants in the area. Locals came out of their houses to protest as soon as the word about the cordon spread in the neighbourhood. However, nobody was injured in the clashes.