J&K: Security forces launch search operation in Kulgam

Security forces on Wednesday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Kulgam.

Official sources said that following specific information about presence of militants, a joint CASO was launched by Special Operations Group (SOG) of J&K Police, Army and CRPF at Bugam in Kulgam early on Wednesday morning.

They said the security forces were conducting house to house searches in the area. “Searches were also going on in nearby orchards and fields,” they said.

However, they said so far no contact was established with militants.