Srinagar: Hours after an army man was killed by suspected gunmen in South Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti condemned the killing of army soldier in Shopian.
“Strongly condemn the brutal killing of Irfan Ahmed ,a brave Territorial Army soldier at Shopian. Such heinous acts will not weaken our resolve to establish peace and normalcy in the Valley,” Mehbooba said on Twitter.
Meanwhile, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah also condemned the Territorial Army jawan’s killing.”The murder of young Irfan Dar is a very tragic & reprehensible act. My unqualified condemnation & heartfelt condolences to his family,” he tweeted.
Pertinently, a bullet- riddled body of a Territorial Army soldier was recovered in Shopian district.
The slain soldier was identified as Irfan Dar s/o Ghulam Mohd Dar R/o Sanzan village, and was posted in Bandipora’s Gurez area.