The bullet-ridden body of an Army jawan, belonging to 44 Rashtriya Rifles, was recovered from Pulwama district hours after he was abducted by terrorists on his way home for Eid celebrations.
The jawan, identified as Aurangzeb, was abducted by terrorists at Kalampora in Pulwama this morning when he was on his way home in Rajouri district for Eid celebrations.
Aurangzeb’s body was found by a team of police and Army at Gussu village, about 10 km away from Kalampora, in Pulwama district.
According to police, Aurangzeb was shot in his head and neck.
Aurangzeb belonged to 4 Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry and was posted at the 44 Rashtriya Rifles camp at Shadimarg in Shopian, the police said.
At about 9 am, Army men from the unit stopped a car asking the driver to drop Aurangzeb in Shopian, officials said, recounting what had happened.
Terrorists stopped the vehicle as it approached Kalampora and abducted the jawan.
Reacting to the development, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah tweeted, “Another piece of terrible news to add to an already horrible day. May Aurangzeb rest in peace. Allah Jannat naseeb karay(sic).”
Another piece of terrible news to add to an already horrible day. May Aurangzeb rest in peace. Allah Jannat naseeb karay. https://t.co/n2hjzT0R7c— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) June 14, 2018