JK News Today
Srinagar, October 17
The security forces on Monday conducted massive cordon and search operations in the north Kashmir town of Baramullah and detained 35 persons who were suspected to be behind the current unrest in Kashmir.
These searches started in the morning and lasted till late afternoon . The suspects were detained on the basis of information that the state police had gathered about the trouble makers working at the behest of vested interests to wreck peace in the Valley, police sources told JKNT
These were door-to door searches , which were reminiscient of 1990s when such crackdowns were conducted to arrest the militants and identify their harbourers.
Baramullah had been a scene of some of the high-profile attacks .