On the information of the presence of terrorists, the search operation started by siege of the area by 55 Rashtriya Rifles, CRPF and SOG. Seeing the siege was strict, the terrorists started firing on the security forces.
The encounter started with counter-action. After some firing, firing stopped from the other side. A police official said that the siege has been kept strict in the area so that the terrorists could not escape.
After the attack on CRPF convoy in Lehpora of Pulwama district, the search operation is being conducted on behalf of the security forces in the entire area. Kashso was surrounded by 15 villages on the day of the attack.
During this, more than half a dozen suspects were detained in connection with the attack. Security agencies are interrogating them and trying to collect information about the attack.