Srinagar: Police and paramilitary CRPF troopers launched a search operation in the outskirts of Srinagar on Sunday evening.
Reports said immediately after the ‘magrib’ prayers, the forces cordoned Malla Bagh and its adjoining areas and started door-to-door searches. No arrest was however made.
The surprise searches by troopers triggered panic among the people, a local resident said.
The search operation was going on when Kashmir Reader went to press.