2 Suspected persons seen in Katra Town ahead of Navratra festival, search operation underway

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Katra, April 04: Two suspected persons along with weapons were seen by some people in Katra Town of Jammu, following which government forces have launched search operation in the area.

Sources told KNO that two suspected persons along with weapons were seen in hillside falling in Katra Town of Reasi district.

“On receiving the information about the presence of suspected persons in the area, the security forces and police have launched a search operation in Katra Town to thwart the untoward incident,” sources said. 

The operation has been launched keeping in view of protection and safety of Shri Vaishno Mata Devi pilgrims.

Police officials told KNO that operation was launched following tip-off by locals.”Search operation is underway and after completion of operation will clarify their presence in area. As of now we can’t say more about it,” they added.