"What was more painful to note is that the young officer had come home on vacation where he was attending the marriage of his cousin," Ms Mufti said in a statement.
The chief minister conveyed her heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family of Lt Fayaz and prayed for his eternal solace.
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