Searches launched in Tral

Security forces on Wednesday launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in Seer Jagir village of south Kashmir’s Tral township.

A source said that CASO was launched by army, CRPF and police in the area Wednesday evening.

He said that the operation was launched by forces following inputs about the presence of militants in the area. Door-to-door searches of residential houses were going on when this report was being filed.