SOG, army start search operation in Karimabad

Bilal Habib

Special Operations Group (SOG) of police and army have started a cordon and search operation in a village here in this south Kashmir district.

Contingents of SOG men joined by the Army’s counterinsurgency RR this afternoon appeared at Karimabad village and placed it under siege, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. The joint team, witnesses said have started house to house searches in the village apprehending the presence of militants.

A police official told Kashmir Reader that “normal” searches were being conducted in the village.

The search operation was going on when the last reports came in.