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Youth clash with security forces in Samboora
ANANTNAG, Jan 11: Clashes erupted during cordon and search operation in volatile Samboora village of southern Pulwama district Thursday while as in Satkipora village of Bijbehara the search operation ended peacefully.

Security forces including army and special operations group (SOG) of police, local sources said, laid a siege to Akram Dar Mohalla of Samboora at around 1.00 PM following a tip off about the presence of militants there. As soon as the forces arrived in the village and started conducting house to house searches, groups of youth came out of their houses and pelted the security personnel with stones to disrupt the operation.

The security men, local sources said, in order to drive away the stone throwing youth lobbed sound and tear-smoke shells besides firing several warning shots.

The youth, however, remained defiant and continued to attack the forces with stones. During the clashes, locals said, forces thrashed two civilians who suffered minor injuries.

A police official said that they conducted searches in the entire locality despite stone throwing by youth adding, "No contact was established with militants during the search operation".

He, however, denied that the security personnel thrashed the locals. "Some people may have suffered injuries while being chased," the official said.

Cordon and search operation was also launched in Satkipora village of Bijbehara by army's 3 RR. Local sources said that the army cordoned off the village in the morning after an input about the presence of militants. The army men, they said, sealed all the entry and exit points in the village and conducted house to house searches. However, the operation, they said, was called off late in the afternoon after there was no contact with the militants.

Reports of the cordon and search operation by forces late in the evening were received from Kharpora village of Kokernag also.

News Updated at : Friday, January 12, 2018
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