Srinagar, Jul 27 : Security forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Shopian, official sources said on Saturday.
The internet service has been suspended in Shopian as a precautionary measure to prevent rumours. They said, acting on a tip-off about the presence of militants troops of Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police, Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and CRPF launched a CASO at Bonbazar in main town Shopian late on Friday night.
All the exit points were sealed and house to house searches were launched, they said.The operation was still going on when the reports last came in, they said.Meanwhile, additional security forces and state police personnel have been deployed in the entire main town to prevent demonstrations. UNI