CASO Launched in Verinag Area

March 31

Following specific inputs about Militant movement, The Government Forces on Sunday afternoon launched Cordon and Search operation (CASO) in Panzoo area of Verinag in South Kashmir’s  Islamabad (anantnag) District.

Officials told The Kashmiriyat that a search operation has been launched 19 Rastriya Rifles, Jammu Kashmir Police and CRPF in Panzoo area of Verinag.

All the entry and exit points of the area have been sealed on Sunday afternoon.

A door to door search operation has begun, Locals told The Kashmiriyat.

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.