Srinagar, Oct 29 : Security forces on Tuesday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Anantnag, where a truck driver was killed by unidentified gunmen, official sources said.
They told UNI that following specific information about the presence of militants, a joint CASO was launched by Special Operations Group (SOG) of state police, Army and CRPF in Anantnag.
They said some gunshots were heard when security forces were cordoning off the area. ''Additional security forces have been rushed and the area has been further cordoned off to foil any attempts by militants to escape'' they further said.
Security forces, with extreme caution, were conducted house-to-house searches in the area. ''More details are awaited,'' they added. (UNI)