At least eight youth have been detained by government forces from Drabgam village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district during nocturnal raids.
Reports said that government forces raided the village and laid a cordon around a cluster of houses on Tuesday.
The villagers were ordered to come out of their houses and then forces identified at least eight youth and detained them.
Some of the arrested youth have been identified as Ashraf Khan, Irfan Javid, Muzamil Ahmed, Khursheed Ahmad, Imran Ahmed and Ishfaq Ahmad.
A police official said that the youth were detained on charges of stone pelting. (KNO)