"Missing" Soldier Joins Hizbul Mujahideen: Police

Idrees Mir, who was posted in the Army's Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry unit, joined the terrorist group on Sunday.

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'Missing' Soldier Joins Hizbul Mujahideen: Police

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Idrees Mir reportedly went missing from Shopian

Srinagar: 

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  1. Idrees Mir was posted in the army's Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry
  2. Went missing from Shopian, joined the group along with two locals: police
  3. Police say that Mir was posted to Jharkhand and was unhappy about it
An soldier in the Indian Army who had gone missing from south Kashmir earlier this month has joined the Hizbul Mujahideen terror group, police officials said today.

Idrees Mir, who was posted in the Army's Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAKLI) unit, joined the terrorist group on Sunday, a police official said. 

The official said Mir had gone missing from Shopian. He joined the group along with two locals who had also been missing. 

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The Army maintains that he is "missing" and has no confirmation about his joining the terror outfit.

According to the police, Mir was posted to Jharkhand and was unhappy about the move.

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