Four youth were injured in clashes in Thokarpora and Rahmoo villages of Pulwama district in south Kashmir on Tuesday.
Witnesses said that youth hurled rocks at forces in Rahmoo village while they were heading towards adjacent Thokarpora village to launch a cordon and search operation.
Later, clashes erupted in Thokarpora village as well after forces launched the search operation there.
The forces lobbed teargas shells and fired pellets at both the places to chase away the protesters, resulting in injuries to four youth.
Two injured were treated locally where two others were rushed to District Hospital Pulwama for treatment.