Srinagar: The government forces on Sunday launched cordon and search operation (CASO) in Shopian district in southern Kashmir.
Local sources said that army, police and CRPF launched CASO in Wathoo area of the district this afternoon.
“Huge number of government forces personnel cordoned off Arm Mohalla of Wathoo,” they said. “One gunfire shot was also heard but its source was not immediately known.”
Repeated calls to local police officer went unanswered.