Baramulla, Dec 11 : Security forces on Tuesday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in apple township of Sopore in this north Kashmir district, official sources said.
They said on a tip-off about the presence of militants, troops of Rashitriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a joint search operation at Saidpora, Sopore, on Tuesday morning. All exit points were sealed and house-to-house searches were launched.
Additional security forces have been deployed outside the cordoned off area to prevent any demonstration, they said , adding the operation was going on when the reports last came in. (UNI)