A Territorial Army soldier has left his camp in Baramulla of Kashmir along with his service rifle (AK 47). Zahoor Ahmad Thokar has left the camp on Wednesday night and suspected to have joined militants.
The Jammu and Kashmir police has launched a massive search operation to find Zahoor but he could not be traced so far.
Army officer AK Singh said its not very serious matter but Army will take strict action so that such incidents don't repeat.
Bohot zyada chinta ka vishey nahi hai, hum sakht kadam uthayenge taake aisa dobara na ho:AK Singh,GoC Kilo force on jawan missing with AK-47 pic.twitter.com/nwgUlVDzgx— ANI (@ANI_news) July 6, 2017
Zahoor Ahmad Thoker, a resident of Pulwama district inSouth Kashmir and he took away his service rifle and three magazines.
An alert has been sounded and security forces have been directed to remain vigilant as the jawan could have joined militant ranks, officials told news agency PTI.
J&K: Territorial Army jawan Zahoor Thakur missing with a AK-47 from his camp in Baramulla's Gantmulla, Police has begun an investigation. pic.twitter.com/RMg928TNeF— ANI (@ANI_news) July 6, 2017