The forces carried out a Cordon and Search Operations (CASO) in three villages of Shopian district since Friday night.
A Police official said that columns of Army, CRPF and Police encircled Chidipora, Dachipora and Rawalpora villages of the south Kashmir district and carried out door-to-door search operations.
The official said that the searches were conducted after the forces got a tip off about the presence of militants in these villages.
A resident of Chidipora said that the forces appeared in the village early morning and started conducting door-to-door searches.
He said that the operation was called off in the afternoon.
The residents of Dachipoar and Rawalpora said that the forces ring-fenced the village late Friday night and carried out search operations.
Locals said that the searches continued for several hours.