Pulwama: A search operation is in progress in volatile Astan Mohalla, Karimabad area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Local sources said Government Forces have cordoned off the village and have launched a massive search operation to nab the militants.
Astan Mohalla is the native place of two active Hizb militants.
Official sources said that operation was launched after receiving inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
Search operation is underway and so far no contact with militants have been established, said an official.
Reports said mild clashes erupted in the village.