Protests, clashes with forces follow Eid prayers in Kashmir
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ANANTNAG — Clashes erupted during cordon and search operation in Arwani Bijbehara area of southern Kashmir.

Reports reaching here said that soon after search operation was launched in the area, youth took to streets and started pelting stones on government forces which was retaliated by firing tear smoke shells.

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As the clashes erupted, shopkeepers lowered their shutters and traffic went off in the area, they said.

Earlier on specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area, joint team of forces including 01 RR launched search operation in the area.

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Search operation amid clashes was going on when reports last came in.

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