CASO in Bagh-e-Mehtab

Security forces on Thursday evening launched a cordon and search operation in Bagh-e –Mehtab, located on the city outskirts, following reports of “some suspicious movement” in the area.

A source said that a joint team of Army’s rashtriya Rifles and J&K Police cordoned Mouchow area and sealed all roads leading to it. “Door to door search operation was conducted and all the entry and exit points of the locality were sealed,” a source said.

The area continues to remain under siege when this report was filed.