Srinagar: As many as six protestors sustained injuries in clashes with the security forces that erupted during a gunfight between the security forces and militants at Laddi Imamsahab village in Sophian district here on Sunday.
According to sources, the security forces launched a search operation after getting relevant inputs about the presence of the militants in the village. A gunfight broke out between the security forces and the militants after the militants opened fire at them.
Meanwhile, some locals after receiving information about the gunfight, came out to the streets and pelted stones on security forces. The security forces used tear gas and fired pellets to disperse them.
Taking the advantage of the situation, the militants managed to escape.