Shopian: Village ‘off limits’ as Cordon and Search continues for second consecutive day

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Shopian: The cordon and search operation in Turkawngam village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district continued for second straight day on Thursday. A police official said that the search operation that began on Wednesday morning continued today.

On Wednesday morning, armed forces comprising army, CRPF and Police surrounded Turkwangam village, some 10 kms from main town Shopian and launched a search operation.

The official said that the operation was conducted after forces had received inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

The village comprising around 1000 households has been made off-limits to neighbouring villages.


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