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Kashmiri Army jawan missing; suspected to have joined militant ranks

Zahoor Ahmad Thoker, a resident of Pulwama, was reported absconding since Wednesday night

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Zahoor Ahmad Thoker. Photo: Twitter
Zahoor Ahmad Thoker. Photo: Twitter

An jawan has gone missing along with his service rifle from a camp in of north Kashmir, officials said on Thursday.

Zahoor Ahmad Thoker, a resident of district in South Kashmir, was reported absconding since Wednesday night by the unit located in Gantmulla area of Baramulla, the officials said.


They said Thoker's service rifle and three magazines were also missing.

An alert has been sounded and security forces have been directed to remain vigilant as the jawan could have joined militant ranks, the officials said.

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