Government forces on Saturday evening launched Cordon-and-Search-Operation (CASO) in Barbug village of Imam Sahab belt in South kashmir’s Shopian district.

Official sources told GMK that on specific inputs about the presence of militants joint team of forces including 34 RR launched search operation in the area.

“Heavy contingents of forces have been deployed and search operation is on in the area,” the official said.

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