North Kashmir village under siege, Search operation underway

Kupwara, Dec 30: A search operation was launched in Silkoot area of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

    Reports said that 41 Rashtriya Rifles of Indian Army and Special Operation Group of Jammu Kashmir Police cordoned off the village and conducted door-to-door searches.

   “The village was brought under siege after getting inputs about the presence of militants,” said a police official.

   He said no contact with any militant has been established.