Srinagar: Clashes erupted between government forces and protestors during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Bellov village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Sources said soon after cordon was launched youth took to streets and started pelting stones on government forces who retaliated with tear gas shelling, triggering clashes.
Earlier CASO was launched in the area after receiving specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
Clashes were going on when last reports came in.
Pertinently massive search operation is going in over dozen villages of Shopian district.
More details awaited.