Srinagar: Security operation on Saturday began cordon and search operation in nine villages of Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir.
The operation began over suspicion of militants trapped in the area. The Shopian Police, 62 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), 3 Rr and the 14th Battalion of Central Police Reserve Force (CRPF) are conducting the search operation.
The search operation is underway in Chakoora, Mantribug, Zaipora, Pratabpora, Takipora, Ranipora, Ratnipora, Dangam and Wangam.
Earlier on Friday the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh asserted that by 2022, a solution would be found to the Kashmir problem.
“There are a lot of problems, terrorism, naxalism, Kashmir problem. Much is not needed to be said about these problems. But I can assure you this much that by 2022, we have pledged to create a ‘new India’…So a solution will be found to all these problems before 2022. We want to assure the countrymen on this,” he said.