Clashes erupted during Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Shirmal village of Shopian district.
Several civilians and a police sub-Inspector were injured after clashes erupted during a cordon and search operation Shirmal village on Friday evening, sources said.
He said government forces launched cordon and search operation in Shirmal village after input about the presence of militants in the village.
They said that locals hit the streets and pelted stones on government forces soon after they started search operation.
Forces resorted to tear smoke shelling and pellets several civilians were injured.
A police Sub-inspector received head injuries during the clashes