The body of 23-year-old Territorial Army jawan Irfan Ahmad Dar, who went missing on Friday, was found in the Wothmula Nad area of Keegam village in Jammu and Kashmirâ€™s Shopian district on Saturday morning, ANI reported.
The soldier who had been posted in Gurez sector of north Kashmir was identified as Irfan Dar. He was a resident of Sensen village of Shopian district in south Kashmir. He had been on leave for 10 days and was visiting home.
Media reports said the soldierâ€™s body was found in an orchard area in Wothmula Nad area of Keegam by locals who immediately informed the police.
â€œWe got to know about the incident at 10am. He is a Kashmiri. He was found 2-3 km from his house. He was on vacation. We suspecting terror activityâ€¦. He was suspected to have been kidnapped by militants. His car was also found near the spot,â€ Shopian SP Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar briefed the media on the incident