Govt forces launch CASO in north Kashmir’s Handwara

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Srinagar: Government forces have launched a cordon and search operation in a village in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Army, Special Operations Group (SOG) of police on Thursday afternoon laid a cordon around Sadal village of Handwara amid reports that suggested presence of militants in the area, official sources told Kashmir Reader. The search team also fired warning shots in a bid to evoke response from the militants.

The search operation was going on when this report was filed.