An army officer, Lieutenant Umar Fayaz Parry has been murdered by terrorists in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir. Last night, he was kidnapped from his house by terrorists and later on his body was found in Herman chowk in the Shopian district.
J&K: Bullet ridden body of a Army lieutenant found in Shopian district's Herman, in South Kashmir; identified as Umar Fayaz from Kulgam pic.twitter.com/fKXyJbJXdJ
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According to the India Today, Indian Army issued a statement, “Some unidentified terrorists yesterday abducted and then killed unarmed Army Officer Lieutenant Umar Faiyaz, who had come on leave to his native place in Kulgam, south Kashmir to attend a marriage in his family.
The statement further reads as: “The Army salutes the braveheart and stands by the bereaved family in this hour of tragedy and commits to bringing the perpetrators of this heinous act of terror to justice.”
Former chief minister Omar Abdullah said: “Very sad and alarming. Condolences to the family. May Lieutenant Umar Fayaz’s soul rest in peace.”