Jammu and Kashmir: Cordon and search operation by Security forces underway in Pulwama District

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Army troops, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir started cordon and search operation in several villages of South Kashmir in Pulwama district on Monday.

Security forces started a massive search operation in as many as twelve villages of the district and have sealed all exit points and launched a house to house search in these villages, includes Putrigam, Rohmu, Rajpora, Chek, Matrigam, Gasu, Frasipora and others.

The search operation began following the reports about the presence of militants in the villages.

The operation by security forces was underway when the reports last came in.

Further details are awaited.