Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Nov 17 (ANI): Terrorists on Saturday killed a 19-year-old civilian, who was kidnapped earlier in the day, from Saidpora area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. Also Read - Indian Army Says Its Troops 'Exceeded' Powers Under AFSPA in Shopian Encounter, Initiates Disciplinary Proceedings

The body of the deceased, identified as Huzaif Ashraf, was recovered from Hermain village in Shopian. Also Read - Monsoon Session Day 2: Lok Sabha Passes Essential Commodities Bill to Raise Farmer Income, Boost Agri Sector | Highlights

Ashraf’s body has been handed over to his family after completion of medico-legal formalities and a case under relevant sections of law has been registered. Also Read - Jammu and Kashmir: 4 Terrorists Killed in Shopian Encounter, Search on to Nab Others

This is the second incident of ghastly killing of a civilian in the valley in the last few days.

Earlier in the intervening night of November 15 and 16, a bullet-riddled body of a civilian, who was abducted by the terrorists, was retrieved by the police from Kilora area of Pulwama district. (ANI)

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