Sopore: Government forces on Monday launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in Tujjar area of Sopore in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
An official said that after credible inputs about presence of militants in the area, joint teams of Army’s 22 RR, Special Operation Group of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF cordoned off the Tujjar area of Sopore and launched door to door searches in the area.
“House to house searches are being conducted in the area. There are inputs about presence of militants in the area. Hoever no contact has been established with the militants yet,” the official said.
The search operation was going on till last reports. (KNO)