Srinagar: Masked gunmen on Wednesday abducted a civilian from Handwara area of Kupwara district.
A police officer confirmed that a person was abducted by masked gunmen from his shop at Younsoo in Handwara area of Kupwara district. However, he said the person is a resident of Tujjar area of Sopore in Baramulla district.
The civilian has been identified as Tauseef Ahmad Ganai, son Of Muhammad Afzal Ganai. Tauseef runs a meat shop in Younsoo village.
More details are awaited.