Search operation continues in Kupwara forest

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Srinagar: Army and special operations group (SOG) of police continued cordon and search operation (CASO) for the second day today in Khamrial forests of Lolab in Kupwara, where a group of militants are believed to be hiding.

Official sources told Kashmir Reader that the search operation continued today in dense Khamrial forest of Lolab, where a group of militants, believed to be five in numbers are hiding after Sunday’s brief exchange of gunfire with the army. All the entry and exit points to the forest area, sources said have been blocked by the joint team of army and police.

“So far, no contact has been established with the militants. The searches are in progress,” sources added.