ISLAMABAD - Indian Army official has been kidnapped from Occupied Kashmir, Hindustan Times has reported.
However later Defence officials have rejected the media report.
Earlier it was reported, An Indian soldier of the army’s Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAKLI) was kidnapped from his home in Qazipora Chadoora in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district by unknown gunmen.
The kidnapped soldier has been identified as Mohammad Yaseen Bhat. The incident took place late on Friday evening.
Police and army launched a manhunt to trace the soldier.
Officials said that Bhat was at his home at Qazipora when some unidentified gunmen abducted him from his house.
Soon after police came to know about abduction of the soldier, a joint police and army team was send to village and search operation was launched in the area.