Srinagar: Clashes between protesters and government forces erupted in Drubgam area of Pulwama district on Monday, sources said.
The clashes according to local sources erupted after people were allegedly prevented from taking part in the last rites of slain militant Manzoor Ahmad Baba.
Manzoor was killed in a gunfight at Lethpora which is going on since Sunday.
Another militant Fardeen Ahmad of Hayena Tral was also killed in the gunfight which was followed by an attack on CRPF training centre.
The clashes were going on when reports last came in. A youth was injured during clashes who has been hospitalised. Sources in Pulwama hospital told Kashmir Reader that they were trying to ascertain the nature of the injury.
Meanwhile, thousands of people took part in the slain militant’s funeral at Tral village.