Internet suspended in Sopore as forces lay siege to Hathlangoo village

Mobile Internet was suspended in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on FRiday soon after the security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Hathlangoo village.

Reports said that a joint team of Army’s 22 RR, 179 BN CRPF and SOG cordoned off Hathlangoo after launched door-to-door searches.

A police officer said the search operation was launched in the area following inputs about the presence of militants there.

He said the mobile Internet was suspended as a “precautionary measure”.