Srinagar, Nov 6: Security forces on Tuesday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, official sources said.
Following a tip off about the presence of militants, 14 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and central paramilitary forces launched a joint search operation at Kuta-Sathri village in Bandipora on Tuesday.
All exit points were sealed and house to house searches were conducted, sources said adding that no contact had yet been established with the militants.
Additional security forces have been deployed outside the cordoned off area to prevent any demonstrations. (UNI)