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J&K: Terrorists abduct civilian, manhunt launched to find him


Srinagar, Sep 23: The terrorists have abducted a 45-year-old civilian from a house in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore area.

The police have launched a manhunt to trace Mushtaq Ahmad Mir, who was abducted late on Saturday night Harwan area of Sopore town.

J&K: Terrorists abduct civilian, manhunt launched to find him

The terrorists are said to have barged into the house of Mir, who works as a local labourer, and abducted him. The reason behind his abduction is not known yet.

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"Police has registered a case. Further investigation into the matter is going on," a police official said.

The abduction came a day after bodies of three policemen were found on Friday morning. The cops were earlier abducted from Shopian.

There has been a rise in attacks on those who join police force in Kashmir. The terrorists have even warned Kashmiris against joining the police.

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Last week, the Hizbul Mujahideen had threatened to kill every Kashmiri working for the Jammu and Kashmir police. In a video that was circulated on a chat group, the Pakistan based outfit said all Kashmiris working in the force will die, if they did not resign from their jobs in four days.

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