Search operation launched in old town Baramulla

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Srinagar: Government forces including SOG of J&K Police, Army’s 46 RR Friday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Old town area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla.

Local sources said that CASO was first launched late last evening and after intense searches in Kakar Hamam area, it was lifted.

However they said government forces re-launched the CASO today morning in Kakar Hamam, Ganie Hamam and other adjoining areas and started searches.

Local sources said that house to house search operation was underway in the area.

Official sources said that CASO was launched after input about the presence of militants in the area.