Militants on Thursday abducted an army man who was travelling in a private vehicle in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.
A Police Officer said, An Armuy Jawan identified as Auranzaeb, a resident of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, was travelling in a private vehicle when the incident took place.
“Today morning at about 9 am army men from 44 RR camp at Shadimarg, Pulwama stopped a private vehicle and asked the driver to drop the soldier in Shopian.
When the vehicle reached near Kalampora militants stopped the said vehicle and abducted the army man,” he said.
Aurenzab, a resident of Poonch is presently posted at Shadimarg army camp was on way to his home town when the incident occurred.
Reports said that a manhunt has been launched to trace the soldier.