Forces search for militants in Shopian

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Security forces on Thursday conducted searches in Reban village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district.

A police official said that forces cordoned Reban village at around 3 pm and carried out house to house searches.

“The operation was launched after the forces received inputs about the presence of militants in the area,” said the official.

The searches were continuing till late in the evening.