Baramulla, Nov. 22 -- Security forces on Sunday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in apple township of Sopore in this north Kashmir district, official source said.

They said on a tip off about the presence of militants, troops of 22 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), CRPF and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police launched a joint CASO at villae Warpora, Sopore, in Baramulla early this morning.

All exit points were sealed and house-to-house searches launched, sources said adding so far no contact was established with the militants.

The operation was going on when the reports last came in, they added.


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