“Since the Information has come the action has been taken to locate him”
the army said.
Since the start of this year, 44 RR has taken down 19 terrorists in its area of operations – the most by any Indian Army unit
A month ago, anti-terror cordon and search operations were suspended in Jammu and Kashmir under a peace initiative of the Central government on the occasion of Eid. Security officials say during this period, the state has witnessed a huge violence in terror activities which has left May last year, a young, unarmed army officer was kidnapped by terrorists while he was attending a family wedding. His bullet-ridden body was found the next day.
Ummer Fayaz, 22, was a Lieutenant of the Rajputana Rifles and had joined the army five months ago.