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Posters of militants involved in Lt Umar's killing released, reward announced

Last Modified Friday, 12 May 2017 (14:46 IST)
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police has announced “ suitable award” for providing information about three militants involved in the abduction and subsequent killing of an Army officer in Shopian recently. Twenty-two-year-old Army Lieutenant Umar Fayaz was kidnapped from a wedding party and later his bullet-riddled body was recovered from Hermain, Shopian on May 10.

Lt Fayaz was on leave after joining the Army and was posted at Akhnoor in Jammu region. Today, posters in Urdu, along with pictures of three militants in black and white, have appeared at some places in Shopian.
The posters have identified militants as Abbas Ahmad Bhat, Gayas-ul-Islam and Ishfaq Thokar. The poster reads that any person providing information about these “ Criminals” (militants) would be suitably rewarded and the identity of the informer will be kept secret.

Similar posters have appeared in South Kashmir announcing rewards for providing information about the militants responsible for attack on cash van of Jammu and Kashmir Bank in which five police personnel and two bank employees were killed and militants involved in attack on Army patrol and other incidents. (UNI)
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