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Missing soldier in J&K joins militants: Police

IANS  |  Srinagar 

A soldier who had gone missing earlier this month in and Kashmir's district has joined militant ranks, police said on Monday.

While there has been no confirmation from the yet, police said Idrees Mir, of the and Light Infantry, on Sunday joined the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit along with two other locals who had also gone missing from their homes.

Police confirmation came after Mir's picture wielding an AK-47 rifle went viral on

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 20:50 IST
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