Jammu, January 28: Government forces on Monday laid siege over several vilalges in Mendhar area of Poonch district of winter capital Jammu and launched search operations in the areas.
The areas, according to sources to KNO said, which are under siege including Sakhi Maidan area of Mendhar have been sealed and the search operation is underway.
According to official sources forces in large number have been deployed in the area of which entry and exit points have been sealed.
Sources however did not reveal as to why the operation was launched and are there militants hiding in the area.
“Heavy deployment of army and police has been made and searches are going on,” said sources