Cordon in Pinjoora Shopian; Clashes erupt

Srinagar: Forces on Monday morning laid a cordon and search operation in Pinjoora village of Shopian district, reports said.

They said that as soon as people of the adjoining areas came to know about the cordon, they came out and started marching towards the cordoned village.

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“Forces resorted to massive teargas shelling to disperse the civilian protesters who had assembled around the site and started pelting stones,” reports added.

Police officials confirmed the cordoning of Pinjura village after input about the presence of militants.

Further details awaited.

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