Srinagar: Army on Wednesday evening launched cordoned in Machil sector of north Kashmirs Kupwara district.
Official sources said that armys 56 RR while acting on a specific information about the presence of some suspected militants cordoned off the whole area of Katwari in Machil sector.
The heavy downpour and poor visibility is hampering the search operation as the forces are not able to move ahead in the dense forest area and had tightened the outer cordoned to prevent any suspected from escape, they said.
When reports last came in, the operation was continuing in the area.
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