Bandipora: Clashes erupted in Hajin area of Bandipora district when forces launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in the area.
According to the reports, youths pelted the forces with stones when they launched CASO in Vijpara locality of Hajin
“The forces responded by firing dozens of tear smoke shells and pellets, triggering clashes,” they said.
They said that army’s 13 RR Unit, SOG of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF laid a siege around Vijpara locality following inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
The search operation is still going on amid clashes.