June 21, 2018

Political leaders condemn killing of Kashmiri army officer

26 November 2017, 01:02 | Marta Robbins

Army said body of Irfan Ahmad Mir a resident of Sezan Keegam was recovered from an orchard area in Watmullah Keegam area of Shopian

Army said body of Irfan Ahmad Mir a resident of Sezan Keegam was recovered from an orchard area in Watmullah Keegam area of Shopian

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.

According to sources, Irfan a Territorial Army jawan was posted with the Engineering Regiment of the army at Gurez near the Line of Control.

In September, militants killed 31-year-old BSF trooper Ramzan Parray outside his home in Bandipora.

"We are investigating", director general of police SP Vaid said.

He was working in the Territorial Army and was abducted by militants and later killed, the official said, adding that further details were awaited.

"I strongly condemn the brutal killing of Irfan Ahmed, a courageous Territorial Army soldier at Shopian".

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Media reports said the soldier's body was found in an orchard area in Wothmula Nad area of Keegam by locals who immediately informed the police.

Soon after Lieutenant Fayaz was abducted and killed, the Jammu and Kashmir police had issued an advisory asking its personnel not to visit their ancestral places in south Kashmir districts for almost six months.

The body was lying in the pool of blood when villagers recovered it on Saturday morning from the field.

Mehbooba's predecessor and opposition National Conference leader Omar Abdullah termed the incident as tragic and reprehensible. "My unqualified condemnation & heartfelt condolences to his family", he tweeted.

On May 10, suspected militants abducted and later killed a 22-year-old Army officer in the Shopian district.

This is the third incident of murder of security forces personnel in the recent times.

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