Forces launch CASO in Sheeri forests

Government forces on Wednesday launched a massive search operation in the Malpora Sheeri forests, ten kilometers from Baramulla town, following inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
Forces launch CASO in Sheeri forests
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Government forces on Wednesday launched a massive search operation in the Malpora Sheeri forests, ten kilometers from Baramulla town, following inputs about the presence of militants in the area. 

The cordon and search operation was continuing till this report was filed in the evening. 

"After we received inputs about the presence of around three foreign militants in the area, a cordon and search operation was launched on Wednesday afternoon in the forest area of Sheeri. The search operation is continuing" said Imtiyaz Hussain, SSP Baramulla. 

Earlier, during the search operation, the government forces fired several shots in order to establish contact with the militants. However, it was learnt that the hiding militants did not respond to the warning shots.

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