Armed Militants Abduct Villager
22 September 2007
The Daily Excelsior
Jammu: Two armed militants kidnapped a villager from Kalakote area at gun point last night. Reports said that shopkeeper (chicken- seller) Vinod Kumar , son of Bhola Ram, resident of Dangri was sleeping at his establishment at Bal Jarala last night when the militants abducted him during mid-night and asked him to accompany them as guide. The poor villager moved alongwith the militants up to Tatapani and from there he was allowed to flee. The shocked villager landed at the residence of his sister in the nearby area in the morning and then narrated the incident to army authorities located there. The police and army started manhunt for the militants who are said to have crossed into this side of the LoC within last 48 hours.