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Political leaders condemn killing of Kashmiri army officer

Political leaders condemn killing of Kashmiri army officer

India Blooms News Service | 25 Nov 2017, 10:48 pm

Srinagar, Nov 25 (IBNS): Kashmir political leaders, including Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, condemned the killing of an army officer in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian on Saturday.

CM Mehbooba Mufti condemned the killing of the soldier and tweeted: "Strongly condemn the brutal killing of Irfan Ahmed ,a brave Territorial Army soldier at Shopian. Such heinous acts will not weaken our resolve to establish peace and normalcy in the valley."

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah called the killing of the sodier as a 'reprehensible act'.

"The murder of young Irfan Dar is a very tragic & reprehensible act. My unqualified condemnation & heartfelt condolences to his family," he said.

The body of an army officer, who went missing on Friday, was recovered in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian on Saturday, media reports said.

The bullet-ridden body of Territorial Army jawan Irfan Ahmad Dar, 23,  was found by locals in the morning and police recovered it, CNN-News 18 reported.

The report quoted a senior police official as saying that the soldier's car was found close to the body.

The police has not ruled out the possibility of militants involved in the kidnap and murder.

Dar was a resident of Sensen village of Shopian district. He was in the Engineering Regiment of the Indian Army and was posted in Gurez, the report added, a local newspaper reports said.

Political leaders condemn killing of Kashmiri army officer

India Blooms News Service
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