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Clashes erupt in South Kashmir after Forces lay siege of village

Published by Kashmir News Trust on March 13, 2018, 9:35 pm

Waseem Wani

Pulwama: Clashes erupted in Wagurgund village of South Kashmirs Pulwama district after government forces launched a cordoned and search operation there.

The clashes were underway when the reports last came in.

Wagurgund area is adjacent to restive Karimabad village while reports are coming a large number of youth from Karimabad are rushing towards the clash site.

   Reports said government forces launched a search operation after getting inputs about the presence of militants in the village barely 1 kilometre away from the district.

  Witnesses said that youth from adjacent villages hit to roads and clashed with  government forces who retaliated with tearsmoke shells.