Kashmiri daily, Greater Kashmirreported that government forces launched a cordon-and-search operation on Friday in Norpora village of Tral in south Kashmir's Pulwama district. The security forces however, had cordoned off four villages including Peer Mohalla, Shah Mohalla, Daggarpora and Noorpora villages to prevent the exit of the militants trapped in Noorpora village.
As soon as the search operation was launched, youth took to streets and clashed with forces. According to news agency ANI, a massive search operation is now underway in Tral.
US, North Korea have engaged in backchannel diplomacy
Earlier this week, Mr Trump said his country is " locked and loaded " and ready for war concerning conflict with North Korea . But later in the day, he said: "Nobody loves a peaceful solution better than President Trump". -North Korean relationship.
Massive clashes and protests have been reported in Zakir Musa's native village in Nor Pora. Musa fell out with Hizbul Mujahideen on May 14, after threatening to publicly behead Hurriyat leaders, who insist that the movement is Kashmir is "political".
The al Qaeda's claims of making inroads in Kashmir could potentially open a new front in the valley, which is witnessing a spurt in militant activities and civilian protests since the killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani past year.
Ibrahimovic in talks to pen new Manchester United deal
Rob is ESPN FC's Manchester United correspondent. "This time we are all in the same basket and it will be the same for everybody. Manchester United is in talks with Zlatan Ibrahimovic about the striker playing again for the club.
North Korea standoff wipes $1trn off global stocks
The market's main backstop in times of strain, gold, hit a two-month high of $1,282 an ounce amid the nervousness. Rio Tinto, Glencore, Antofagasta, Anglo American, BHP Billiton and Arcelormittal all fell 2.3 to 4.1 percent.