Clashes between protesters and government forces erupted in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Tuesday after scores of youth pelted an army party with stones.
Reports said that clashes erupted in Hajin soon after a patrolling party of 13RR was coming back towards its camp and was pelted with stones by the protesters.
They added that as soon as the army patrolling party reached main market Hajin the youth pelted it with stones which led to clashes in the area.
Locals alleged that army men vandalized the shops at the main market after the clashes.
Police officials said that army men were on normal patrolling when some “miscreants” pelted them with stones however after few minutes the situation came to normal.
They denied that any shop was vandalized by the army.