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Indian Army Jawan Aurangzeb's family demands swift revenge; 'if govt can't, I will do it myself', says brother

"I appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take swift action in this. 100 of their people should pay the price for the death of my brother. If you (the government) are not able to do so, then tell us, we will do it ourselves," his brother said.

Reported by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: June 17, 2018 9:20 IST ]
Indian Army Jawan Aurangzeb's family demands swift revenge;

Indian Army Jawan Aurangzeb's family demands swift revenge; 'if govt can't, I will do it myself', says brother

Martyr Aurangzeb's grieved family has urged the government to take a swift and striking revenge on the terrorists who abducted and killed the Indian Army jawan while he was on his way home for Eid celebrations. 

Speaking to news agency ANI, Aurangzeb's brother said if the government fails to do so, then he can avenge his brother's death. "I appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take swift action in this. 100 of their people should pay the price for the death of my brother. If you (the government) are not able to do so, then tell us, we will do it ourselves," he told ANI after the soldier was buried with full-sate honours in the Valley on Saturday.

Aurangzeb, a resident of Kashmir, was abducted by terrorists from Kalampora in Pulwama on Thursday morning while he was on way to his home in Rajouri district for Eid celebrations. His bullet-ridden body was recovered from Gussu village, about 10 km away from Kalampora, in Pulwama district on Thursday evening.

Aurangzeb's father Mohd Hanif made an emotional appeal to the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government to eliminate terrorism from the state. "My son has abided by his pledge, he has kept his promise. He sacrificed himself for the nation and came back to me. I request the central and state governments to eliminate militancy," Aurangzeb's father Mohammad Haneef said. 

He had earlier given a 72-hour ultimatum to the government to seek and kill those who were involved in the attack on his son. "I am giving Narendra Modi 72 hours for avenging my son’s killing, otherwise we are ready to take revenge on our own," Aurangzeb's father said.

After the brutal murder, the terrorists had released a video of Aurangzeb on Friday. The video shows terrorists asking him about the encounters he was part of, his postings and responsibilities. In the 1.15 minute-video, believed to have been shot in a forest area moments before he was killed. 

The trooper belonged to 4 Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry and was posted at the 44 Rashtriya Rifles camp at Shadimarg in Shopian.

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