Security forces on Friday launched a search operation in Seer Hamdan area of Anantnag district in south Kashmir.
An official said that the searches were jointly launched by the Special Operations Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Rashtriya Rifles of the Army.
He said that all entry and exit points to the area have been sealed by the forces.
Seer Hamdan is located on Khanabal-Pahalgam (KP) road, 15 kilometers from Anantnag town.
Door-to-door searches were going-on when this report was being filed.