Srinagar: An army officer was found dead in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Wednesday, police sources said.
The slian officer has been identified as Ummer Fayaz.
The body of the Lieutenant rank officer was found bullet-ridden in Hermain area of Shopian, they said.
The officer, hailing from neighbouring Kulgam district, had gone to Shopian to attend the marriage function of a relative, the police said. An army official told a Jammu-based newspaper that they have received an input and are verifying the circumstances in which the officer was found dead.