Off-duty soldier's body with bullet wound found in Kashmir's Shopian

Body Of Young Army Solider Irfan Dar Found In South Kashmir's Shopian

A 23-year-old Territorial Army man's bullet-riddled body was found in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Saturday.

The jawan, a resident of Saazan Keegam, has been identified as Irrfan Ahmad Mir. He was on vacation and had gone missing since yesterday.

The locals immediately informed the police, they said, adding a team was rushed to the spot and the body was taken away. "Such heinous acts will not weaken our resolve to establish peace and normalcy in the Valley", Mufti wrote on microblogging site Twitter.

Mehbooba Mufti tweeted: "Strongly condemn the brutal killing of Irfan Ahmed, a courageous Territorial Army soldier at Shopian".

"Strongly condemn the brutal killing of Irfan Ahmed, a courageous Territorial Army soldier at Shopian".

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India was "determined to pursue all measures with full vigour so as to secure the final release of an innocent Indian", he added. The board however was not satisfied with the government's point of view and set aside the detention of Hafiz Saeed .

Extending his heartfelt condolences to young Irfan's family, Omar Abdullah said he stood in solidarity with them in their hour of inconsolable loss.

Sepoy Irfan Ahmad Dar, posted with175 Territorial Army (Engineers) in Bandipora, had left home at Senzen village in his auto on Friday but did not return. He belonged to neighbouring Kulgam district.

Shopian Ambarkar Shriram, while confirming the incident said, "He (Irfan) was perhaps kidnapped by militants".

In a similar incident, Mohammad Ramzan Parray of the Border Security Force was shot dead by terrorists when he and his family resisted attempts to kidnap him in November.

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