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J&K: Terrorists abduct another youth from home in Shopian

Jammu: In the wake of recent youth killings in Kashmir, another youth has been abducted from Meemender village in Jammu-Kashmir's Shopian district, hours after a 19-year-old civilian was killed by suspected militants, according to news agency ANI. This is the seventh incident of abduction in the Valley in the last four days.

Suhail Ahmad Ganai was picked from his home in Meemender village in the south Kashmir district this morning, ANI reported.

While police are yet to comment on the incident or who is behind the latest kidnapping, the incident comes only a day after terrorists brutally killed a 19-year-old youth by slitting his throat in the same district.

Huzaif Ashraf of Manzgam Kulgam, one of the three youth abducted by the terrorists on Saturday from Shopian district. Later Huzaif was taken to Hermain village where his throat was slit in a brutal manner.

"Police retrieved the body of civilian from Hermain village in Shopian. He has been identified as Huzaif Ashraf. The body of Huzaif was handed over to his family after completion of the medico-legal formalities", said a police spokesman.

Police said terrorists killed a civilian in a brutal act of terror after he was kidnapped earlier in the day from Saidpora area of Shopian.

According to local reports, two more civilians were abducted from Meemender village of Shopian district on Saturday evening. However police officials said that they were checking the authenticity of the reports.

On Thursday night, the bullet-riddled body of Nadeem Manzoor Dar, 18, was found in Pulwama district. Dar, who was the resident of Safanagri in Shopian district, was abducted by militants late on Thursday evening and taken to Niklora Pulwama, where his body was recovered by police. A video of the firing on the youth also made it to social media.

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