Srinagar, June 15: The bullet-ridden body of an Army jawan was recovered from Gusoo in Pulwama of Jammu and Kashmir hours after he was abducted by terrorists in Shopian when he was on his way home in Rajouri district for Eid celebrations.
Police said the body of Aurangzeb, who had been abducted by militants in Shopian, was found in Pulwama district.
Aurangzeb was posted at 44 Rashtriya Rifles Shadimarg camp in Kashmir’s Shopian district. He was abducted by terrorists at Kalampora in Pulwama on Thursday when he was on his way home in Rajouri district for Eid celebrations.
The soldier had boarded a private vehicle to reach Shopian where from he was supposed to go to his home in Rajouri district for Eid celebrations.
Massive manhunt was launched to locate the abducted soldier who was a resident of Poonch district.
According to reports, the jawan took a shared cab near his base camp in Shadimarg at about 9:00 am. The vehicle he was travelling in was intercepted by terrorists near Kalampora.
Aurangzeb was part of the commando unit that had killed top Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Sameer Tiger, on April 30.
In May 2017, terrorists had abducted Lieutenant of Rashtriya Rifles, Ummer Fayaz and killed him the next day.