Srinagar, June 10: Security forces on Monday launched Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Achabal area in south Kashmir district of Anantnag, official sources said.
They said troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a CASO at village Akingam, Achabal, Anantnag following a tip-off about the presence of militants.
All exit points were sealed and house-to-house searches were launched, they said, adding that so far no contact was established with the militants.
The operation was going on when the reports last came in, sources said adding additional security forces have been deployed in the adjoining area to prevent any demonstration. (UNI)