Clashes erupt as Government forces cordon Pulwama village

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Srinagar: Clashes erupted Saturday between civilians and government forces in Shangerpora village of Pulwama district after the forces including army, paramilitary forces and Special Operations Group personnel of Jammu and Kashmir Police laid a cordon and search operation in the area.

Reports said that army fired several rounds in the air to break the protests.

The CASO was laid after specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area, sources said.
Local sources said that soon after the CASO was launched, local residents made announcements on the loudspeakers asking the people to come out of their homes.

Details emerging.