Srinagar, Feb 25 : Security forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in north Kashmir district of Bandipora on Monday, official sources said here.
They said on a tip-off about the presence of militants in Mir Mohalla, Hajin, in Bandipora, troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a joint search operation early this morning.
All the exit points in the area were sealed to foil any attempt by militants to escape. However, so far no contact was established with the militants, they said, adding that additional security forces and state police personnel have been deployed in the adjacent areas to prevent any demonstration. (UNI)