lashes broke out between youths and the security forces on Thursday near the site of a gunfight in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.
As the news about the gunfight spread in town, the youths took to the streets hurling stones at the security forces who used tear smoke to disperse the protesters.
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An official earlier told Good Morning Kashmir that a joint team of Police, army’s RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.
He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them which was retaliated triggering an encounter.