Ummer Fayaz

Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz was abducted and killed by Hizbul Mujahideen operatives on May 9, 2017 in Shopian district of Kashmir. Ummer was born on June 8, 1994. He had joined the National Defence Academy from where he was inducted into the army in December 2016. He was posted in Akhnoor with 2 Rajputana Rifles. For his first leave since his posting, he had come home to attend a relative's wedding. The terrorists abducted him from the wedding and his body

was found on May 10, 2017 in another village.

Ummer Fayaz News

People pay candlelight tribute to Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz at India Gate

Fayaz, the 22-year-old army officer of 2 Rajputana Rifles was on leave and was attending the marriage ceremony of a cousin in Kashmir when he was abducted from the venue of the wedding itself.

Ummer Fayaz killing: An 'irreparable' loss, says family

Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz was abducted and killed by terrorists in Shopian district of Kashmir.


Jammu-Kashmir: Bullet-riddled body of Army officer Ummer Fayaz found in Shopian

The officer was on leave and had gone to attend the wedding of his maternal uncle's daughter when he was abducted around 10 pm Tuesday.

J-K: Arun Jaitley terms army officer killing as 'dastardly act of cowardice'

Arun Jaitley said Ummer Fayaz's sacrifice will continue to inspire the youth.

Rahul Gandhi condemns killing of Kashmiri Army officer Ummer Fayaz

"His memory will never be forgotten. Those who tried to defeat what he stood for, will themselves be defeated," Rahul Gandhi on Twitter.

Army officer Lt Ummer Fayaz's killing barbaric and unacceptable: National Conference

Lt Ummer Fayaz, whose bullet-riddled body was found on Wednesday, was abducted and killed in Shopian where he had gone to attend a cousin's wedding


Army vows to punish killers of young Kashmiri Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz

Fayaz's body was found in Harmen area of Shopian in South Kashmir on Wednesday morning.

Police suspect Hizbul Mujahideen hand in killing of young Kashmiri Army officer

"We have conducted preliminary investigations. It does point out to (the involvement of) a module of Hizbul Mujahideen active in Shopian," said Inspector General of Police Kashmir.

Conscience bruised? Sorry, Ummer Fayaz

Ummer Fayaz, a young man of 22 attending his cousin’s marriage was kidnapped and killed.

Ummer Fayaz killers identified as LeT, Hizbul militants; massive manhunt launched to nab them

Ummer Fayaz was attending the marriage ceremony of a relative in Kashmir when he was abducted from the venue of the wedding itself on Tuesday night.