Forces cordon Kunzar village in search of militants

Forces cordon Kunzar village in search of militants

A police spokesperson in Baramulla said that a joint team of army’s 2 RR, SOG Kunzar and CRPF launched the search operation after closing all the exit points of the village.

Government forces launched a cordon and search operation at Goigam Kunzar in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district Thursday evening.

A police spokesperson in Baramulla said that a joint team of army’s 2 RR, SOG Kunzar and CRPF launched the search operation after closing all the exit points of the village.

Locals said the forces carried out door to door searches of the houses and brought in generators to install flash lights in the area.

The senior superintendent of police Baramulla, Imtiyaz Hussain, said the searches were launched after receiving intelligence inputs about the presence of militants in the area.