Srinagar: Several youth sustained injuries during clashes in a Shopian village on Friday evening.
Sources said that government forces launched Cordon And Search Operation (CASO) in Shirmal village in south Kashmir after input about the presence of militants.
They said that locals hit the streets and pelted rocks on forces soon after they started search operation.
Forces resorted to tear smoke shelling, pellet and stun grenade firing injuring several protesters, local sources said.
They added that CASO was concluded in the village.