In occupied Kashmir, people staged forceful demonstrations in Hajin area of Bandipora district, today, forcing the Indian troops to call off a siege and search operation. According to media sources, Indian forces launched a cordon and search operation in Naid Mohalla of Hajin, today. Youth took to streets and pelted stones on the forces’ personnel to disrupt the operation. The forces lobbed teargas shells to disperse the protesters, triggering clashes in the area. Following the clashes, the forces called off the operation.