Army resorted to aerial firing in Chillipora village of Shopian district on Wednesday after youth hurled stones on a military camp.
A source from the area said that a group of youths returning from funeral prayers if the slain local militant pelted stones at the army camp in the area.
The army troopers in response fired a couple of rounds in the air to chase away the youth.
However, there was no report of any injuries.
When last reports came in clashes were going on in the area.
Meanwhile, a complete shutdown is being observed in Pulwama and Shopian districts of south Kashmir.