Early Times Report
Srinagar, Dec 9: Security forces conducted Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, official sources said here on Monday. They on a tip-off about the presence of militants at Shaar, Khrew, in Pulwama district late Sunday night, troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a joint search operation. However, when the area was being sealed, there was brief exchange of fire between militants and security forces. They said additional security forces from nearby camps were rushed to the area to further tighten the cordon.