Shopian:Intense clashes erupted between govt forces and protesters in Hefshirmal area of Shopian district on Saturday after cordon and search operation ended in the area.
According to sources ,army, CRPF and police personnel early today cordoned off Heff Shirmal village and conducted searches.
As soon as forces started leaving the village, people came on streets and raised slogans against ‘harrassment’ by forces.
Forces immediately swung into action and tried to disperse the protesters however they pelted stones on them.
Forces fired tear smoke shells and when protests intensified they fired in air creating panic in the area.
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