Government forces during a search operation in Kashmir
Government forces during a search operation in Kashmir (Photo Credit: Reshi Irshad)

BARAMULLA — An Army soldier has gone missing in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Police have lodged a missing report after Army informed it about the incident.

Police sources said that yesterday, Adjutant of 5 Jatt reported at Police Post Boniyar area of Baramulla and informed that an Army soldier (name and belt number withheld) has gone missing and is not traceable since Friday.

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The missing soldier who hails from Uttar Pradesh is 25 years old and was last seen near TCP (Transfer Control Protocol) Challa.

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A top police official confirmed that the soldier is untraceable. “Adjutant, a military officer acting as an administrative assistant to a senior officer filed a missing report and we registered the same. After watching the CCTV footage, it seems the missing soldier has drowned in the river. Yet we are trying to trace him out,” he said.

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