Rajouri Residents Cautioned About Militant Threats

Jammu- Police on Wednesday asked people to remain vigilant and alert toward militant threats in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.

Motorcycle-borne policemen made announcements in different parts of Rajouri town, asking people to keep a watch on their surroundings and inform police of any suspected activity or object.

“People should check their vehicles, report any unclaimed object around houses, shops, or on roads,” a policeman announced.

The announcement was made on the directions of top police officials, he said.

 Search Operation Carried Out In Poonch

Security forces on Wednesday morning launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) following movement of “suspected people” in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch town, sources said.

Some locals noticed suspicious movement of some armed people in Poonch town, they said. Two schools in the town have also been shut, the sources added.

Acting on the information, security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Khakha Nawan, Purani Poonch, Jernally Mohalla of Poonch, they said.

The operation was going on when the last reports came in from the area.

Security forces are already on high alert and the setup is fully activated following the  attack in Bhatta Dhurian in which five soldiers were killed on April 20.

Security forces are also undertaking Operation Trinetra in neighbouring border district of Rajouri’s Kandi forests following the killing of five paratroopers in an explosion triggered by militants during a CASO last Friday.

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