Forces on Monday morning launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Mir Mohalla of Hajin area in northern Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
Sources said that a joint operation was launched by police and army in Mir Mohalla after inputs about the presence of militants.
All entry and exit points to the village were sealed to prevent the militants from escaping, he said.
House-to-house searches were going on when last reports came in.
Meanwhile, reports said that a similar operation was launched in Rangwar Lalpora area of Kupwara in northern Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
More details are awaited.