Another civilian abducted, killed by militants

SRINAGAR: A day after killing a civilian in Pulwama district on charges of being an Army informer, militants on Saturday abducted and killed a 19-year-old in Shopian, police said.

“Terrorists on Saturday killed a civilian in a brutal act of terror in Shopian district after he was kidnapped earlier in the day from Saidpora area,” a police official said.

He said a throat-slit body was found from an orchard area in Hermain village of the south Kashmir district.

The deceased has been identified as Huzaif Ashraf (19), a resident of Manzgam area of the neighbouring Kulgam district. (AGENCIES)