About 12-hour CASO ends in Pulwama, no militant found

TNN Bureau. Updated: 9/14/2020 11:37:30 AM Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Sep 14: About 12-hour-long Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) launched by security forces after some firing shots were heard on Sunday night ended on Monday morning after no militant was found in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, official sources said today.

They said troops of Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police and CRPF launched a joint CASO on Sunday night at Prigam, Pulwama after some firing shots were heard in the area.

Additional security forces were rushed to the area to further seal all exit points.

They said search operation continued throughout the night but no contact was established with the militants.

Security forces called off the CASO this morning after no militant was found, they said adding no one was arrested.

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