Srinagar: Government Forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Ganie Mohalla, Hajan Bala village of Rajpora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district
Sources told Global Kashmir that protests erupted in the area after the news about the “CASO” spread in the area.
Forces used tear smoke shells to disperse the protesters, they said.
Reports reaching Global Kashmir said that on a tip-off about the presence of militants, Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a joint search operation in the village.
Forces conducted house-to-house searches and identity cards of male members were checked, local sources said.
The operation was going on when the reports last came in, the sources added.