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Army soldier on vacation killed in Shopian

Army soldier on vacation killed in Shopian

Bullet-ridden body of a 23-year-old Army soldier, Irfan Ahmad Dar, from Kashmir was found about 2 km away from his home in Shopian of South Kashmir on Saturday, after he wad abducted by militants on Friday evening.

The police have initiated investigation into the murder and the hunt for the unidentified gunmen is on, officials said.

The policefound the body from a coppice area in Watmullah Keegam area of Shopian, news agency PTI reported as quoting an official statement. In May, Lt Umar Fayaz was killed in the same area after militants kidnapped him from a marriage party in Kulgam district.

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah called the killing of the sodier as a "reprehensible act". "The matter is being investigated by the police", said Srinagar-based army PRO. "His vehicle was also found near the spot", Shopian SP Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar said.

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Dar was a resident of Sensen village of Shopian district.

Army spokesman said that Sepoy Irfan Ahmad Dar son of Gh Mohd Dar, of village Senzen, Shopian district was a serving soldier. "Such heinous acts will not weaken our resolve to establish peace and normalcy in the valley", she said in a tweet. Earlier this year State police chief issued an advisory asking its personnel not to visit their ancestral homes, especially in south Kashmir areas.

In a similar incident, Mohammad Ramzan Parray of the Border Security Force was shot dead by terrorists when he and his family resisted attempts to kidnap him in November.

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