BARAMULLA: A search operation launched by government forces in Lolab forests of neighboring Kupwara district entered the third day Tuesday.
The operation was jointly launched by 18 RR, 9 Para and SOG of police following inputs about the presence of militants who are believed to have infiltrated into this side of Kashmir last week .
The army is also scouring the for¬est ranges of Handwara .
Meanwhile the forces also launched a cordon-and search operation in Said¬pora village of Sopore, where two
militants were killed by the army recently.