BUDGAM: A massive cardon and search operation (CASO) was launched in several villages in Khag area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district during Tuesday night, police said.
They said a joint team of army and special operations group of Jammu and Kashmir police held a CASO at Nagbal, Eidgah Mohallah, Khag and several quarters of Astan, Nowrozbaba. The search operations were also carried in Shoplian village of the area.
The cordon and search operation was carried after the movement and presence of militants in the area.
However, after conducting door to door searches, the cordon was later called off peacefully.
A top police official said that it was just a routine CASO carried out by army in the area.