Government forces on Friday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) at Gamroo village in north Kashmir's Bandipora district.
A police official said that following a tip-off about the presence of militants, forces launched a joint search operation at Gamroo.
He said door to door search operation was initiated and all the entry and exit points of the village have been sealed.
The search operation was underway in the village when this report was filed.
However, no contact was established with the militants so far.