Shopian:- Government forces on late Monday night launched a cordon and search operation at a village in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.
A police official said that mixed coloumns of army personnel of 34 RR, SOG and CRPF men launched a search opearton in Rawalpora village of the district.
“The operation was launched after forces received inputs about the presence of militants in the area,” the official said.
He said that all the entry and exit points of the village were sealed and door to door searches were being conducted.
A local resident told Greater Kashmir that the operation was launched around mid night.
The operation was in progress when this report was being filed.