Soldier Missing In Kashmir's Kulgam Likely Kidnapped By Terrorists: Army

Rifleman Shakir Manzoor, a part of the 162 Battalion, went lacking from Kulgam in J&Okay (File)

New Delhi:

A soldier who had gone to Jammu and Kashmir to have fun Eid along with his household, has been lacking since yesterday, the military has stated. Rifleman Shakir Manzoor was a part of the 162 Battalion and was in Shopian. He has been lacking since 5 pm yesterday. It’s suspected that he has been kidnapped by terrorists, the military stated.

Tweeting underneath the hashtag #TerrorismFreeKashmir, the military stated: “Rifleman Shakir Manzoor of 162 Battalion (TA), is lacking since 1700hrs yesterday. His deserted burnt automobile has been discovered close to #Kulgam. It’s suspected that the soldier has been kidnapped by terrorists. Search op in progress.”

The burnt automobile, which belonged to Mr Manzoor, was discovered from Rambhama space of neighbouring Kulgam district.


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