Labourer abducted by gunmen found dead in north Kashmir village

Mushtaq Ahmad, a resident of Harwan village, was abducted from his home on Saturday evening.
Srinagar, India-September 17, 2018: Paramilitary soldier stand guard during a shutdown called by separatist leaders against the recent civilian and militant killings in south Kashmir, at Bohri Kadal area, in Srinagar, India, on Monday, September 17, 2018.(Photo by Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)
Srinagar, India-September 17, 2018: Paramilitary soldier stand guard during a shutdown called by separatist leaders against the recent civilian and militant killings in south Kashmir, at Bohri Kadal area, in Srinagar, India, on Monday, September 17, 2018.(Photo by Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 24, 2018 10:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

A 45-year-old labourer was found dead in Tujjar village near north Kashmir’s Sopore town on Monday after being abducted by gunmen two days ago, police said.

Mushtaq Ahmad, a resident of Harwan village, was abducted from his home on Saturday evening. A senior police officer said he was found dead in an orchard.

No militant group has so far claimed responsibility for the killing of the labourer.

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