JAMMU: The Army on Sunday launched a massive combing and search operation (CASO) in a forward border area in Poonch district of J&K, asking locals to stay indoors as a safety measure, reports Sanjay Khajuria.
According to sources, alert Army troops, while patrolling in the general forest of Keri area of Mendhar sector around 3.30am, observed some suspicious movements and opened fire. “No one was injured in the firing by the soldiers as it was speculative firing on suspicious movement,” an official said. Sources said the Army launched a massive search operation in the area and adjoining forests. “All roads leading to the Keri-Galhuta village of Mendhar and its adjoining areas were closed for usual traffic in view of the ongoing search operation,” a source said.
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