Baramulla, June 11: Security forces on Tuesday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in the apple township of Sopore in this north Kashmir district, official sources said.
They said acting on a tip-off about the presence of militants, troops of 22 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a joint CASO at Wadoora Payeen in Sopore this morning. All exit points were sealed and house-to-house searches launched.
However, so far, no contact has been established with militants, they said.
The operation was going on when the reports last came in. (UNI)