Army jawan found dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

Irfan Dar a 23-year-old jawan was found dead in an orchard area in Shopian

Police said the body of Irfan Ahmad Dar was found with bullet marks in Keegam area of Shopian district on Saturday morning.

"His bullet-riddled body was recovered today morning", SSP Shopian Ambarkar Shriram was quoted as saying by a local news agency.

The deceased was reportedly working for the Army, the official said.

The soldier who had been posted in Gurez sector of north Kashmir was identified as Irfan Dar.

The police has not ruled out the possibility of militants involved in the kidnap and murder.

The Chief Minister said that such heinous acts will not weaken the government's effort to restore peace in the valley.

Irfan is the third off-duty soldier from Kashmir to have been abducted and killed by terrorists in the past few months. "His auto was also found near the spot", Shopian SP Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar said. "The matter is being investigated by the Police", the spokesman said.

In September, militants killed 31-year-old BSF trooper Ramzan Parray outside his home in Bandipora.

"It is very unfortunate that such acts of unending violence have been taking a heavy toll of younger generation which is the future hope of our society", Mehbooba said. He was a resident of Sensen village of Shopian district in south Kashmir. "My unqualified condemnation & heartfelt condolences to his family", tweeted Omar. In May, Lt Umar Fayaz was killed in the same area after terrorists kidnapped him from a marriage party in Kulgam district.

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