Srinagar, Nov 25: Militants have killed an off-duty soldier whose body was found on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, an official said.
Defence Ministry spokesman, Colonel Rajesh Kalia said: “Sepoy Irfan Ahmad Dar, 23, a resident of Senzen village in Shopian district, was a serving soldier. He was posted in a Territorial Army unit in Bandipora district.”
J&K: Body of 23-year old Territorial Army jawan Irfan Ahmad Dar found in Shopian. Dar was on a vacation & had gone missing yesterday. pic.twitter.com/tiAZ0OH1JS
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“He was on leave till November 26. While on leave, he was possibly abducted and killed by terrorists. The matter is being investigated by the police.”
Dar’s body, bearing bullet marks, was recovered by the police in Keegam village of Shopian district on Saturday morning.