Young Army Officer Kidnapped From Family Wedding And Killed In Kashmir


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Young Army Officer Kidnapped From Family Wedding And Killed In Kashmir

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Military officer Ummer Fayaz was kidnapped by terrorists once we went to attend a perform in Kulgam.

Srinagar:  A younger, unarmed military officer was kidnapped by terrorists from a household wedding ceremony final night time and killed in Jammu and Kashmir. Ummer Fayaz, a 22-year-old Lieutenant of the Rajputana Rifles, had joined the military 5 months in the past. His physique was discovered early this morning in Shopian, round 30 km from his village, with bullets in his head and stomach.
The officer, a Kashmiri, was on depart and had gone for his cousin's wedding ceremony at his village in Kulgaon in south Kashmir when he was kidnapped round 10 pm. His household, too terrified to report it, had hoped that he can be despatched again alive. Tons of turned up this morning because the festivities turned tragic for the household.
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Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz had joined the military 5 months in the past and was posted with the Rajputana Rifles.

"Younger and vigorous, the officer was simply commissioned in December. The troops loved being with him," military sources stated. Ummer Fayaz was recent out of the Nationwide Defence Academy (NDA) and knew the dangers, however "did not assume twice about going to his village unarmed", they stated.

He was within the NDA hockey workforce and stated to be a superb volleyball participant. Based on the military, he was tipped to go for a Younger Officers' course in September.

Sources say the brutal killing marks a worrying development of terrorists concentrating on military officers even when they're off obligation.

An advisory was lately put out by the state police asking its personnel to not go to their ancestral houses, particularly in south Kashmir areas. There was a spike in militant actions in districts like Pulwama, Shopian, Anantnag and Kulgam.

In south Kashmir, native help is clear for terrorists who've been brazenly roaming the countryside. The police say public help for terrorists is an enormous drawback for safety forces who've steadily encountered resistance from crowds whereas preventing terrorists.

Final week, safety forces confronted resistance when it carried out an enormous anti-terror operation throughout two dozen villages in Shopian. Terrorists struck on the fag finish of the operation, killing one civilian and leaving two troopers wounded.

Two days later, a policeman, Azhar Mehmood, was killed in Anantnag together with three civilians by Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Fayaz Ahmad Aishwar. Azhar Mehmood was attacked whereas he and different policemen have been regulating visitors after a street accident.