Srinagar: Clashes between protesters and government forces erupted after forces cordoned off Tawheed Abad and Parray Mohalla localities of Hajin in North Kashmir’s Bandipora District on Saturday.
Officials said that soldiers of 13RR and SOG personnel of Jammu and Kashmir Police cordoned off the two localities and started searches.
Soon after the cordon youth resorted to stone pelting on forces who retaliated triggering clashes.
It’s the first forces cordon in the volatile Hajin after Ramzan truce ended.
Meanwhile sources said that forces also launched cordon and search operation at Chimpazpora in Ajas of the same district.