An Army official said soldiers set up a mobile vehicle check point at Budgam following information about movement of terrorists in the area.
Initially overwhelmed security forces used tear gas, stun grenades and water cannons to fight back the rioters until they finally subdued them.
The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militant group, which has been fighting to bring the law of Sharia across the Muslim-dominated country, mostly carries out attacks on security forces.
Zaidi, who was active in popular anti-government protests, was sentenced Monday in a criminal court in Baghdad over comments on Twitter that he maintains he did not write.
In Hong Kong, where mass democracy protests erupted in 2019, dozens gathered at the Chinese University to mourn the victims of the Urumqi fire, an AFP journalist said.
Security forces have also launched an operation in Kolhan area of West Singhbhum district to apprehend top Maoist leader Misir Besra alias Sagar, carrying a reward of Rs one crore on his head.
Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) of Kashmir Vijay Kumar congratulated the joint team of police and security forces for conducting the successful operation without any collateral damage.
Rights group Amnesty International said on September 30 that Esmailzadeh, 16, "died after being severely beaten in the head with batons" a week earlier.
Three Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants were killed in the Drach area of Shopian, while a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant was killed in the Moolu area.
After three days of search, a hideout was found along the Nala on Thursday, very close to the LoC, the PRO said.
Although the scope of the protests across some dozen Iranian cities and towns remains unclear, the movement represents the widest unrest since 2019.
A statement issued by the ministry said that seven Maoists were killed while 436 were either arrested or surrendered in Chhattisgarh.
However, no police officer is willing to speak about the matter, pointing out that the Intelligence Bureau is handling the case.
A huge cache of arms, IEDs and other incriminating articles were recovered from the area.
A delegation of Pakistani Ulema was reported to have failed to convince the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) to soften their stance in peace talks with Pakistani negotiators.
Security forces busted yet another Maoist camp during a joint combing operation in Mundamaska reserve forest in Kalahandi district on Saturday.
Two injured jawans were referred to Raipur for immediate medical attention while the remaining two rushed to the Bijapur district hospital.
When the patrolling team was cordoning off the forest near a culvert, it might have come in contact with the pressure IED connection, triggering the blast, an official said.
The alert was issued after the intelligence agency confirmed about the infiltration of some terrorists in the region from the across the border.
An Afghan official says at least 13 civilians, including women and children, have been killed after their house was hit by mortars during a battle with Taliban in northern Faryab province.