Protests erupted in Mattan area of Southern Kashmir’s Islamabad district on Friday against army over alleged ransacking of property and thrashing of people during a search operation.
The operation was launched on Wednesday night. Locals of Tikibagh Kralpora alleged that during the search operation soldiers beat up the residents and vandalized property.
Reports said that protesters raised slogans against the army.
Due to the protest, Khanabal-Pahalgam (KP) road remained blocked near Mattan for nearly an hour.