Govt forces lay siege to Sopore village

Sopore: Government forces Thursday in laid a siege to Sopore village in north Kashmir and launched a search operation.

Reports said that a joint team of Army’s 22RR, Special Operation Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police and paramilitary CRPF laid a siege to Banpura, Dangerpora village of Sopore in the early hours.

Officials while confirming the cordon-and-search operation in the area said that some suspected militants are believed to be hiding inside the area.

However, there were no immediate reports of any untoward incident.

“The deployment of forces has surrounded the area and searches are going on,”

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