Bullet-ridden body of abducted army jawan found

Last Updated: Fri, Jun 15, 2018 03:09 hrs
Army jawan Aurangzeb

Srinagar: The bullet-ridden body of an Army jawan, who was abducted by terrorists from Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama earlier in the day, has been found dead at Gusoo area on Thursday. Kashmir Police tweeted:

The deceased Army jawan, Aurangzeb is a resident of Poonch district and was proceeding toward his home on leave for Eid when he was abducted in broad daylight from a vehicle.

After his abduction, the Jammu and Kashmir Police had launched a massive manhunt.

He belonged to 44 Rashtriya Rifles and was posted in Shopian.

According to sources, the soldier was part of the army team that had killed top Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Sameer Tiger, on April 30.

Twitterati mourned the braveheart's demise:

As one user put it:

The tributes pour in:

Rifleman Aurangzeb hailed from a family of soldiers:

Over the past few days, the state has witnessed a huge spurt in terror activity.

Last year in May, a young Indian Army officer Lt. Ummer Fayyaz was abducted while he was attending a family wedding and later his bullet-ridden was found. 

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