|Early Times Report |
Srinagar, Feb 21: Security forces on Sunday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in central Kashmir district of Budgam.
Official sources said that following specific information about presence of militants, a joint CASO was launched by Special Operations Group (SOG) of J&K police, and 53 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) at village Shamusabad in Khansahaid area in Budgam.
They said security forces were conducting house-to-house searches in the area. “Searches were also going on in nearby fields, orchard and forest area,” they said.
They said so far no contact has been established with militants.