Kulgam, May 9: Massive clashes erupted in Tarigami village of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district after Government Forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation there.
Reports said that Forces after a tip off about the presence of militants cordoned off a part of Tarigami village.
Witnesses said that as the search operation commenced, a large number of youth hit to roads and resorted to massive stone-pelting. Witnesses added that youth disrupted the operation while Forces retaliated with tear-smoke shells and even fired dozens of round in air.
A police official said that they had information about the presence of militant but no contact with them was established.
Reports said that a couple of protesters were injured in violent clashes. Locals alleged that Forces ransacked the houses and damaged vehicles in the village. (CNS)