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Bullet-riddled body of man working for Army found

26 November, 2017, 01:03 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
  • Bullet-riddled body of Army Jawan found in south Kashmir

Fayaz, who was on leave, had gone to the Valley to attend the marriage of his cousin at his village in Kulgaon, just like Irfan Dar.

Dar was posted in Gurez area of Bandipora district. He had come home on vacation when terrorists abducted him along with his vehicle.

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

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti condemned the "brutal killing" of Mir.

The deceased jawan has been identified as Irfan Ahmad Dar, a resident of Sanzan village. "The matter is being investigated by the police", Defence Ministry spokesman, Col. Rajesh Kalia said.

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




The locals found the body lying in pool of blood inside Wothmula Nad area of Keegam, after which they informed the police.

National Conference leader and former chief minister Omar Abdullah also took to Twitter to condemn the incident.

Earlier in the month, the district president of BJP youth wing was killed by terrorists in Shopian. "The murder of young Irfan Dar is a very tragic & reprehensible act". My unqualified condemnation & heartfelt condolences to his family, " he wrote.

Irfan is the third off duty Kashmiri soldier killed this year.

In September, Mohammad Ramzan Parray of the Border Security Force was shot dead by militants when he and his family resisted attempts to kidnap him.

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