Security forces launch CASO in north Kashmir woods

Srinagar, Aug 31 : Security forces on Friday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in the woods in the north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, official sources said.

They said on a tip-off about presence of militants, security forces and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police launched a joint search operation in the woods in Chanadajan, Bandipora.

There were some firing shots in the area, they said, adding that the entire forest area has been cordoned off and a massive search operation was going on when the reports last came in. Details are awaited, they added.

Recently, two foreign militants of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) were killed by security forces in Hajin area of Bandipora district.

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