Srinagar, Jun 29 (PTI) Security forces today launched a cordon and search operation in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir following information about presence of several militants in the area. Also Read - PDP Youth Wing President Waheed Para Arrested Again After Bail in Terror Funding Case, Mehbooba Mufti Calls 'Vendetta'
The operation was launched in Thumna village in Pulwama district after information about presence of militants there, a police official said. Also Read - Jammu and Kashmir: Seven Civilians Injured After Terrorists Throw Grenade at Security Forces Near Tral Bus Stand
He said security forces have managed to pin-point the location of the militants but the operation to flush out ultras has been delayed due to presence of some civilians in the house. Also Read - Inspiring! Differently Abled Man From J&K Sets up Own Business, Provides Employment to Others
While one civilian woman has been rescued from the house, efforts are on to take out the remaining civilians out.
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