Security forces launch search operation in Kupwara

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Srinagar: Security forces on Monday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in the frontier Kashmir district of Kupwara.

Official sources told UNI that following specific information about the presence of militants, a joint CASO was launched by the Special Operations Groups (SOG) of J&K police, 41 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and 98 battalion of CRPF at Sheikh Mohalla near Jamia Masjid in Kupwara.

They said forces were conducting house-to-house searches.
”Searches were also being conducted in nearby fields,” they said, adding that so far, no contact has been established with the militants.