Security forces launch CASO in Sopore; exit points sealed, roads closed

Srinagar: Security forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on Monday in apple township of Sopore.
According to officials sources, on a specific information about the presence of militants, troops of Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police, CRPF and Rashtriya Rifles (RR) launched a joint CASO at old town Sopore.
All exit points were sealed and roads leading to CASO area closed. Later, the forces launched house-to-house searches, they said, adding that so far, no contact was established with the militants.