Srinagar, Apr 15 : Security forces on Monday morning launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir's Kulgam district, official sources said. They said on a tip off about the presence of militants, troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a joint search operation at Bugam, Kulgam, this morning.
All the exit points were sealed and house-to-house searches were launched, they said adding the operation was still going on when the reports last came in. So far no contact was established with the militants, they said. Meanwhile, additional security force and police personnel have been deployed outside the cordoned off area to prevent any demonstration, they added. (Xinhua)