Forces lay siege to six villages in Shopian

Government forces on Monday launched a cordon and search operation in six villages of Shopian district in south Kashmir.

Reports said that Army’s 62 RR and SOG of Jammu and Kashmir Police launched searches in Matribugh, Zoipora, Dangam, Wangam and several other villages today morning.

They said that the operation was launched after ‘specific input’ about the presence of militants.