SRINAGAR: The counter-insurgent forces on Saturday launched a cordon and search operation in Batpora area of north Kashmir’s Sopore town of Baramulla district.
Reports said that a joint team of army’s 22 RR, SOG of Jammu Kashmir Police, and CRPF cordoned off the Batpora area in Sopore.
They said the CASO was launched in the village following inputs about the presence of militants.
Sources said that large numbers of forces have been deployed in the area and door-to-door search operation is going on.
More details are awaited.