Protests erupted during the cordon and search operation (CASO) after local youth came on roads and clashed with government forces. Local sources said Police restored to tear smoke shelling to disperse the prostesters. Following the search operation, people held protest and pelted stones on forces leading.
UPDATED 9:00 AM: As the clashes intensified in the area, government forces fired some aerial gunshots to disperse the protesting crowd. Police resorted to heavy teargas shelling during the cordon and search operation (CASO) after stone throwing youth clashed with forces early Friday morning in Vijpara.