Clashes erupted in Belov village of Pulwama district on Monday after government forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation.
Cordon and search operation was also launched in two villages of Shopian. Following inputs about presence of militants, forces launched a search operation in the village, a police official said.
However soon after the cordon was laid, youth took to streets and pelted stones on forces to disrupt the operation. The forces responded by firing teargas shells.
In the meantime, forces launched search operation in Nazneenpora and Pashpora villages of Shopian district. However the cordon was later lifted.