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Reports about abduction of soldier from Budgam incorrect: Defence Ministry
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Reports about abduction of soldier from Budgam incorrect: Defence Ministry

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Srinagar, Mar 9: Refuting reports that a serving Army soldier was abducted from central Kashmir district of Budgam, a Defence Ministry spokesperson on Saturday said that the jawan is safe.

“Media reports of the abduction of a serving Army soldier on leave from Qazipora, Chadoora, and Budgam are incorrect,” he said.

“The soldier is safe. Speculations may please be avoided,” he added. On Friday, reports said that Mohammad Yasin Bhat, posted with Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regiment, was kidnapped by militants from his home in Budgam. Bhat was on leave from February 26 to March 31.UNI