CASO In Kulgam Enters 9th Hour- Search Lights Installed Amid Massive Rainfall

July 15

The cordon and search operation launched in the Khudwani area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam District has entered the ninth hour.

The Government Forces on Monday afternoon had launched Cordon and Search operation (CASO) in Khudwani area.

Official Sources told The Kashmiriyat that a search operation has been launched jointly by forces including 1 RR of Indian Army, Jammu Kashmir Police and CRPF in Wani Mohallah of Khudwani.

All the entry and exit points of the area were been sealed on Monday afternoon. A door to door search operation is still going on in the area, Locals told The Kashmiriyat.

The forces have installed search lights to not allow militants take advantage of darkess and escape the CASO.

Clashes had also erupted after the forces launched the search operation.

A photojournalist of The Kashmiriyat, Suhail Dar was also injured during the clashes.

Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) was launched as an Anti Militancy operation on May 2, 2017 amid a rise in the local recruitment into Militant groups in the Kashmir valley.

The Forces jointly conduct search operations in a specific area, locking down the area virtually and frisk houses on will.