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Cardon & Search Operation Launched in Awantipora,Pulwama


Indian Armed Forces on Monday launched a cordon-and-search-operation at Beighpora area of Awantipora, the native village of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Riyaz Naikoo.Forces launched cordon at Beighpora village of Awantipora tehsil in district Pulwama following “specific inputs” about the presence of three terrorists including Riyaz Naikoo.

Locals said that forces launched house-to-house searches. J&K police, 55 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jointly cordoned off the village.

A senior police official said it was a “normal domination practice” by the forces in this area that concluded peacefully.

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