Budgam, Mar 23, KDC: Security forces launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in Wani Mohalla and Lala Mohallah- Yarikhah Village in Central Kashmir’s district Budgam on Tuesday evening.
Reports reaching news agency KDC said a joint team of the army’s 53RR, SOG cordoned off Wani Mohalla and Lala Mohallah of Yarikhah village and conducted house to house searches there.
Reports said that all entry and exit points towards the area were sealed off by the security forces.
A police officer told KDC that a search operation was launched following inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
Searches were going on in the area when reports last came in. (KDC)