New Delhi: A Territorial Army jawan was shot dead by terrorists in Sadoora village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag. Also Read - Jammu and Kashmir Admin Announces Complete Lockdown In 11 districts Amid Spike In COVID Cases

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. Also Read - Complete Corona Curfew Imposed in Jammu and Kashmir Till Monday Morning

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. Also Read - Jammu & Kashmir: Corona Curfew Extended To All 20 Districts, Public Transport To Ply At 50% Capacity

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

More details are awaited.