Security forces launched Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) against militants at several places in the Kashmir valley on Wednesday, official sources said.
They said troops of Rashitriya Rifles (RR), CRPF and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police a joint search operation at Khiram Srigurfwara in Anantnag following a tip off about the presence of militants.
All exit points were sealed and House-to-House searches were being conducted, they said adding so far no contact was established with militants.Similar CASO was also conducted at Gund Razak Mawar in the frontier district of Kupwara. The operation was going on when the reports last came in.
Security forces also conducted CASO in Pulwama which ended peacefully and no arrest was made, they added.