Terrorists abduct Indian Army jawan in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama; police begin inquiry

Terrorists abduct Indian Army jawan in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama; police begin inquiry
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Terrorists abducted an Indian Army jawan in Pulwama on Thursday, according to several media reports.

The Jammu and Kashmir Police have begun an inquiry, ANI reported. The abducted soldier hailed from Poonch and was on leave.

According to a report in NDTV, the jawan belongs to 44 Rashtriya Rifles and was posted in Shopian, where he was involved in the anti-terror operations.

Earlier on Thursday, terrorists opened fire at a joint checkpoint of CRPF and Police near Pulwama's Gangoo.

On 10 May, 2017, 22-year-old Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz was abducted by five to six militants from his relative's house in south Kashmir's Shopian. His bullet-riddled body was found in Herman area of Shopian on Wednesday morning, a police official said.

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