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Search operation underway in Shopian district 'to flush out militants from the area'

News Agencies | Updated on: 7 October 2018, 10:28 IST
Kashmir

Security forces launched a massive cordon and search operation (CASO) in several villages of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Sunday, police said.

Joint teams of police, CRPF and Army launched a cordon and search operation in six villages of Shopian district of south Kashmir early this morning, a police official said.



He said the operation was launched to flush out militants from the area.

The operation is going on, the official said, adding further details were awaited.

-PTI

First published: 7 October 2018, 10:28 IST
 
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