Separatist militants kill abducted civilian in Jammu and Kashmir

Separatist militants on Wednesday killed a civilian who was abducted late Tuesday night in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

IANS May 25, 2016 08:42:50 IST
Separatist militants kill abducted civilian in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: Separatist militants on Wednesday killed a civilian who was abducted late Tuesday night in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

"Militants today (Wednesday) morning killed a civilian identified as Liyaqat Ali Chatwal in Rajwar forests," a senior police official told IANS.

"He was kidnapped Tuesday night from Watsar village where he had gone to meet his sister."

A probe has been launched to investigate the murder, the official added.

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