BUDGAM — Government forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in new Colony Kanigund Beerwah village in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday evening.
Reports said that a joint team of army’s 53RR, SOG and 79 Bn of CRPF cordoned off new Colony Kanigund Beerwah and conducted house to house searches.
Reports said that all entry and exit points towards the area were sealed off by the forces.
A police officer said that the search operation was launched following inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
Searches were going on in the area when the last reports came in.