A soldier who was home on leave in Jammu and Kashmir has been abducted, the army said today. A resident of Poonch, he was abducted from Pulwama, where he had gone.
The soldier belongs to 44 Rashtriya Rifles. He was posted in Shopian, where he was part of the army’s ongoing anti-terror operations.
Action is being taken to locate him, the army said.
Anti-terror cordon and search operations have been suspended till Eid in Jammu and Kashmir under a peace initiative of the Central government.