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SF launch CASO in Bandipora in north Kashmir

SF launch CASO in Bandipora in north Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 16 (UNI) Security force launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on Thursday morning in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, official sources said here.

They said 13 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a joint search operation this morning following a tip off about the presence of militants at village Garoora, Bandipora.

All exit points were sealed by the security forces and search operation was launched, they said, adding that so far, no contact was established with the militants.

Security forces are conducting house to house searches and identity cards of male members were being properly checked.

So far, no one was arrested, sources said, adding that the operation was going on when the reports last came in.

Security forces have also called for a general strike on November 27 against CASO in south Kashmir and Bandipora.


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