CASO launched in Arwani- Intense Clashes Erupt

July 22

Suhail Dar

Following a specific input about Militant movement, the Government Forces jointly launched a cordon and search operation in the Arwani area of South Kashmir’s Islamabad (anantnag) district.

On Monday evening, the forces including RR of Indian Army, CRPF and Jammu Kashmir police sealed all the entry and exit points to the Arwani area.

Locals told The Kashmiriyat that a heavy contingent of forces reached this locality and are conducting a search operation in the area.

Youth in large numbers hit the streets as soon as the search operation started.

The forces fired tear smoke shells and pellets to disperse the protesting youth.

However, the clashes were going on.

A search operation was going on when this report was being filed.