CASO launched again in Shopian’s Rawalpora area

Government forces during a search operation in Kashmir
Government forces during a search operation in Kashmir (Photo Credit: Reshi Irshad)

SRINAGAR — Two days after conclusion of a firefight leading to killing of a militant duo, Army on Wednesday again launched a cordon-and-search-operation at Rawalpora village in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Official sources said that on receipt of specific inputs, a team of Army’s 34 Rashtriya Rifles launched searches this afternoon at Pahelnara Mohalla of Rawalpora village.

“All exit points were sealed and house to house searches were launched,” they said.

It is pertinent to mention here that two local militants – JeM Commander Wilayat Lone alais Sajad Afghani and Jehangeer Ahmad Wani (LeT) – were killed in an encounter, concluding on Monday last.

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