Clashes erupted in Pinglena village in the southern district of Pulwama on Monday after forces launched Cordon and Search Operation (CASO).
Forces cordoned off the area near BEd college at Pinglena and started search operation in the area, reports said.
Following this local youth hit the road and started pelting stones on the forces, reports said. In retaliation, forces resorted to tear gas shelling.
Clashes were going on at the time this report was being filed.