The troops killed the youth during a crackdown operation at Shakurdin in Hajin area of the district. .
People took to the streets and staged forceful demonstrations against the operation and the killing of the youth. Indian police and troops used brute force to disperse the protesters, triggering clashes between the demonstrators and the forces’ personnel.
Meanwhile, Indian forces’ personnel launched an operation at the Deputy Commissioner’s office in Pulwama. They asked the employees to vacate the building and carried out extensive searches.APP/AFP