Residents came out on to the streets against cordon and search operations by the Indian security forces. The police and the army used live fire, shotguns and pellet guns against the civilian protesters
Journalists covering the Kashmir conflict continue to face the brunt of state violence
In the recent spree of violence in Kashmir, following the killing of six militants and a 14-year-old girl on November 26, the security forces partially blinded an infant girl.
As many as six civilians are believed to have had their eyesight damaged after they were injured by pellet shotguns