Baramulla: Government Forces on Tuesday afternoon launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in Palhallan area of Baramulla district. Sources said that a joint team of army’s 29 RR, SOG of police, and paramilitary CRPF launched the operation at Tantary Mohalla in Palhallan village.
Official sources said that the CASO was launched on specific information about presence of some militants in the locality.
Local sources told Kashmir Reader that in the evening clashes broke out between local people and government forces. They said that the forces fired scores of tear smoke shells while people hurled stones at them.