SRINAGAR — A cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) was launched in Gulab Bagh area of Srinagar on Tuesday late evening after a specific input about the presence of militants in the area, officials said.
Quoting a senior official, KNO reported that the CASO has been launched by joint teams of police and CRPF in Shah-e-Hamdan Colony of Gulab Bagh area of city outskirts.
“CASO is on, and one or more militants are believed to be trapped in the area. No contact has been established yet,” the official said, wishing anonymity.
Earlier, police had sealed all the entry and exit points around the area while lights were installed to ensure smooth execution of the operation if contact is established with the militants. (KNO)
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