Srinagar: Bullet-riddled body of a civilian, who was abducted by the terrorists, was found in Kilora area of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The police have registered a case and an investigation in connection with the matter has been launched, an official said.

The deceased civilian has been identified as Nadeem Manzoor, a resident of Safanagri in Shopian district. He was abducted by the terrorists on the intervening night of November 15-16.

“Terrorists in intervening night of November 15-16 forcibly abducted a civilian and killed him in Pulwama. He has been identified as Nadeem Manzoor of Safanagri, Shopian. His bullet-riddled body was retrieved by police from Kilora Pulwama. Cas registered and investigation initiated,” the J&K police was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

In a similar incident last month, a bullet-ridden body of a 30-year-old intelligence officer was found in Pulwama district. He was reportedly abducted by terrorists from his vehicle when he was on his way home.

The body was recovered from Chewa Kalan area of the district in south Kashmir. The deceased has been identified as Imtiyaz  Ahmad Mir, a resident of Pulwama, who worked with the CID Department. Reportedly, he was travelling in his car when he was attacked by suspected terrorists.

The incident comes months after a rifleman, Aurangzeb, was brutally killed by terrorists in Pulwama in June while on his way back to home for Eid. He belonged to the 44 Rashtriya Rifles and was on way back home on June 14 to celebrate Eid when terrorists abducted him.

Aurangzeb’s bullet-riddled body was found at Gussu village, about 10 km from Kalampora, in Pulwama district. His killing triggered widespread outrage in Kashmir.