New Delhi, July 5: A constable of Jammu and Kashmir police, Javaid Ahmad Dar has been abducted by terrorists from Shopian district on Thursday. Speaking to a news agency, a police officer said,”Dar was abducted from Kachdoora village of Shopian and a manhunt has been launched to trace him.” More details in the incident awaited. Also Read - J&K: BJP Leader Out on Morning Walk Shot at by Unidentified Militants in Budgam; Third Attack in a Week
Notably, the incident came days after Rifleman Aurangzeb was abducted and killed by militants in the Valley. The soldier, belonging to 44 Rashtriya Rifles, had boarded a private vehicle to reach Shopian where from he was supposed to go to his home in Rajouri district for Eid celebrations. Also Read - 'Keeping Quiet Not an Option': Ex-Malaysian PM 'Won't Apologise' For Remarks on Kashmir
When their vehicle reached Kalampora, a few terrorists stopped the vehicle and kidnapped Aurangzeb. His body was found in Pulwama district.
The soldier was reportedly part of the army team that had killed top Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Sameer Tiger, on April 30.
Hailing from village Salani in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir, 24-year-old Aurangzeb joined the Army in 2012. He is survived by his wife, parents and three brothers.