Soldier abducted by suspected militants in Kashmir

14 June, 2018 10:42 AM

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Aurangzeb, a resident of the Pir Panjal Valley, was on his way to home, apparently for Eid.

A soldier was abducted by suspected militants in south Kashmir on Thursday, police sources said.

Preliminary reports suggest that the soldier, identified as Aurangzeb, was travelling in a private vehicle when militants stopped it and disembarked him around 9 a.m. in Pulwama.

Aurangzeb, posted with the Army's 44 Rashtriya Rifles in south Kashmir, is a resident of the Pir Panjal Valley and was on his way to home, apparently for Eid.

“The matter is being investigated,” said a police official. He refused to divulge further details.

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Source: thehindu.com

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