Srinagar, Dec. 2 -- Life in Kulgam Headquarter came to a grinding halt after combined forces launched a massive cordon and search operation on Monday.

Sources said during wee hours Government Forces led by Army laid a siege around whole Kulgam Headquarters and launched massive search operation.

Locals said that scores of areas falling within the jurisdiction district headquarters were brought under siege. These include Chawalgam, Ganaipora, Reshi Mohalla, Naikpora, Dangarpora, Labdipora, Astan Mohalla and others.

All the roads leading towards headquarters were sealed. The traffic on Kulgam-Qazigund, Kulgam-Anantnag, Kulgam-Damhal Hanjipora and Kulgam-Shopian roads wore a deserted look whole day as no vehicle was allowed to ply on these...