Srinagar: Massive clashes erupted in Pulwama following the killing of two local Hizbul Mujahideen militants in a gunfight with armed forces on Saturday morning.
Protestors pelted stones at the forces, leading to intense clashes.
Meanwhile, shutdown is being observed in the district. Authorities have also suspended Internet services as a precautionary measure.
Moreover, the bodies of the two militants have been handed over for last rites.
The killed were identified as Liyaqat Wani of Below and Wajid ul Islam of Babhara village of Pulwama.
Further details are awaited.