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Army jawan abducted in Kashmir on Eid eve

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

An jawan, posted in the militant in south Kashmir, was today abducted by militants, police here said.

Rajouri resident Aurangzeb, who was picked up from Kalampora area in Pulwama, was proceeding on leave for Eid, officials said.

He belongs to 4 Light Infantry and is at present posted with the 44 at Shadimarg in Shopian, they said.

At about 9 am today, men from the unit stopped a car asking the to drop Aurangzeb in Shopian, officials said, recounting what had happened.

Militants stopped the vehicle as it approached Kalampora and abducted the

Police is investigating the case. The is also conducting a inquiry into the incident, they said.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 15:55 IST