Jammu & Kashmir: Territorial Army Jawan on Leave For Eid Shot Dead in Anantnag

The jawan, Manzoor Ahmad Beg was gunned down by terrorists in Sadoora village in Anantnag, Kashmir.

Updated: June 7, 2019 12:17 AM IST

By India.com News Desk | Edited by Sharmita Kar

Jammu & Kashmir: Territorial Army Jawan on Leave For Eid Shot Dead in Anantnag
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New Delhi: A Territorial Army jawan was shot dead by terrorists in Sadoora village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag.

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The incident happened on Thursday. The jawan has been identified as Manzoor Ahmad Beg, son of Abdul Salam Beg. The soldier was on a 12-day leave from June 4, visiting family in Anantnag to celebrate Eid.

The terrorists reportedly barged into Manzoor’s house and fired at him. Manzoor was unarmed at the time. He was rushed to the district hospital where he was declared dead.

As the news spread the area was cordoned off and a manhunt has been launched to nab the killers.

More details are awaited.

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Published Date: June 6, 2019 9:38 PM IST

Updated Date: June 7, 2019 12:17 AM IST