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Youth 'abducted and tortured' by militants, dies

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A youth, who was allegedly abducted and tortured by unidentified militants in Jammu and Kashmir's district, succumbed to at a hospital, police said today.

Two youths -- identified as and -- were abducted by unidentified militants yesterday, a said.

Arif was later "retrieved" in an injured condition and his body "bore visible torture marks". The youth was immediately shifted to a hospital here where he breathed his last, the said.

Police have registered a case and an investigation is on, he said.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 11:55 IST