Clashes erupt in Malangpora after Forces launch search operation

Pulwama: Government Forces Thursday sealed all the routes leading to Malangpora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Reports said that the village was cordoned off after a tip off about the presence of militants in the area.

Witnesses said that as the search operation started, youth took to roads and pelted stones on Forces. Forces responded with tear-smoke shells.

The clashes and search operation continued for some time.

A police official said that though they had inputs about the presence of militants in the village, however, no contact with them was established. (CNS)

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