Search operation launched in Sopore, Internet suspended

Sopore: Armed forces on Thursday morning launched a cordon and search operation in Sopore village of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Reports reaching here said that additional reinforcements of army and Special Operation Group of police have been rushed to Dangerpora village in Sopore area as chances of a gunfight between forces and militants believed to be trapped up are rife.

Two militants are believed to be trapped in the area, reports said.

SSP Sopore Javeed Iqbal said that search operation in the area is going on.

He said that as of now no contact with militants has been established.

Earlier, army’s 22 RR and SOG have launched a cordon-and-search operation at Bunpora area of Dangerpora village following specific information about the presence of militants inside a residential house.

Meanwhile authorities suspended internet services in Sopore town as a precautionary measure in wake of this search operation.

While to prevent any law and order problem Additional Deputy Commissioner Sopore Ashiq Hussain Lily in a statement ordered closure of all colleges, Higher secondary and all higher secondaries in Zaingeer belt.

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