After a daylong shutdown on Monday called by pro-freedom leaders, clashes erupted on Tuesday morning between the government forces and youth in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
According to locals, scores of youth started throwing stones at the army party when they had come out for patrolling the area.
They said that as soon as the patrolling party of 13RR of army reached near the main market of Hajin, youth started throwing stones at them that broke out the clashes.
Some locals also alleged that the army personnel vandalized shops and public property in the market.
No injuries were reported.