Srinagar, Nov 17 (PTI) A day after killing a civilian in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on charges of being an Army informer, militants Saturday abducted and killed a 19-year-old in Shopian, police said. Also Read - Jammu and Kashmir DDC Polls: Apni Party Candidate shot At in Anantnag, Omar Slams Attackers
“Terrorists Saturday killed a civilian in a brutal act of terror in Shopian district after he was kidnapped earlier in the day from Saidpora area,” a police official said. Also Read - Jammu and Kashmir DDC Polls: Watch Refugees From Pakistan Celebrate After Casting Votes
He said a throat-slit body was found from an orchard area in Hermain village of the south Kashmir district. Also Read - Jammu And Kashmir: Pakistan Violates Ceasefire In Rajouri District, Army Jawan Martyred
The deceased has been identified as Huzaif Ashraf (19), a resident of Manzgam area of the neighbouring Kulgam district.
“Huzaif’s body was handed over to his family after completion of the medico-legal formalities,” the official said.
He said a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigation has been initiated in the matter.
Militants had abducted and later killed Nadeem Manzoor, a resident of Safanagri area, on Thursday night, police had said.
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