Thousands of villagers poured onto roads as two suspected rebels fought a gun battle with soldiers from inside a house in the Kulgam area in southern Kashmir.
The 14-year-old boy was referred to the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences and was operated for a head injury.
The PDP chief president, meanwhile, asked police not to take action against anyone involved in the pelting of stones at her motorcade in Anantnag district on Monday.
At least eight civilians and two soldiers have been killed in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir since tensions soared following India's airstrike last Tuesday inside Pakistan.
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The authorities ordered the closure of all schools within five-km radius for the safety and security of the students and to avoid any untoward incident, he added.
Ahir said the Centre does not trust the government of Pakistan or the terrorist groups.
Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti met the family of the tourist. “My head hangs in shame,” she said.
IG CRPF Ravideep Singh Sahi said there are also chances of militants carrying out grenade lobbing and hit-and-run attacks on security forces.
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Chidambaram said he was worried about what was happening in the valley as there was a deep ferment there.
The accused confessed to the flow of money, especially from Pakistan, in a case related to the funding of terror activities in Kashmir.
The opposition leaders were told about the prevailing situation along the Sino-Indian border and Jammu and Kashmir and the government's action.
Sandeep was nabbed from the same house where Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Bashir Lashkari was killed on July 1. His arrest points to blurring lines between criminality and terrorism, says IGP Munir Khan
She invoked former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's policy on Kashmir, and said the thread should be picked up from where he had left off -- an apparent suggestion for talks with separatists.
AFSPA can be invoked in areas the government certifies as disturbed due to disputes between people of different religions, races, languages or castes. It has been used only in insurgency-prone areas.