by Mohammad Younis

SRINAGAR: The counter insurgent forces on Monday late night launched a cordon and search operation in Brath area in 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 179 CRPF cordoned off the Brath 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.

“Lights have been installed to ensure that the militants hiding in the area don’t escape,” they said.

More details are awaited.


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