The collision took place between a recovery crane of the army and a cab, which was on its way to Baramulla district, at Shalteng, a police spokesman said.
He said the accident led to protests from local residents and passersby who pelted stones at the army vehicle and tried to set it ablaze.
Security forces in the area used batons and fired tear gas shells to chase away the protestors.
A police spokesman said the situation is now under control and the army vehicle has been seized.

A case has been registered and investigations started, he added.


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