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Forces resort to aerial firing during CASO in Tarigam village

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Kulgam, May 9, CNS: Massive clashes erupted in Tarigami village of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district after Government Forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation there.

Reports said that Forces after a tip off about the presence of militants cordoned off a part of Tarigami village.

Witnesses said that as the search operation commenced, a large number of youth hit to roads and resorted to massive stone-pelting. Witnesses added that youth disrupted the operation while Forces retaliated with tear-smoke shells and even fired dozens of round in air.

A police official said that they had information about the presence of militant but no contact with them was established.

   Reports said that a couple of protesters were injured in violent clashes. Locals alleged that Forces ransacked the houses and damaged vehicles in the village.  (CNS)