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Govt forces on Sunday morning launched a cordon and search operation in Tujjar village of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

An official said that the operation was launched by Army’s 22 RR unit and SOG of J&K police in the village.

“The operation was launched following specific inputs about the militants in the area, ” he said.

SSP Sopore Javid Iqbal confirmed that the CASO was launched in Tujjar, however, no contact was established with the militants as yet.