A youth from the Awantipora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district is missing for the last week and there are no traces of him since then.
16-year-old Kashif Mir, a resident of Dadsara village of Awantipora, according to his father Bashir Ahmad Mir went missing before one week and since then there are no whereabouts of him.
“We searched for Kashif everywhere and contacted every relative, friends and others but couldn’t get any clue.
They added that they have already filed his missing report on March 20 at the concerned police station.
Official sources said that Kashif’s two elder brothers namely Nayeem Bashir and Aadil Bashir were also militants affiliated to Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, who was killed in the year 2010 and 2014 respectively.
A police officer while confirming that Kashif’s missing report has been filed said efforts are on to trace him. “He will be given a proper chance to return even if he has joined any militant outfit,” he said, wishing anonymity.
Kashif, a student of class 11th, has two brothers, one sister besides parents at his home.