SRINAGAR (Web Desk): In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have suspended the internet service and closed all educational institutions after Indian troops launched a cordon and search operation in Sopore town, reported  Kashmir Media Service.

The troops laid a siege around Nowpora in Tujjar Sharief area of the town late last night and started searches. The operation was going on till reports last came in.

The authorities have suspended mobile internet service across the town and ordered closure of all educational institutions in sub-division Sopore.