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Kashmiri youth captured in Syria

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Family seeks help for his release

Srinagar, May 29: A Kashmiri family has sought the help of the police to bring back their son who they said has been arrested along with a number of IS fighters in Syria by the US-led coalition forces.

The youth was identified as Aadil Ahmad Wada of Jawahar Nagar locality of the Srinagar city, ‘Economic Times’ reported on Wednesday.

“Wada is believed to have informed his family about the development through an audio message on March 25,” said the report.

According to the media report, the family approached Jammu & Kashmir Police and other agencies seeking help to bring their son back. They have also sought an appointment with Governor Satya Pal Malik in this regard.

“Aadil, who has an MBA from Queensland University in Australia, is believed to have joined ISIS in 2013, when he allegedly misinformed his family that he got a job in an NGO in Turkey, after struggling to find one in Australia, Qatar and Dubai,” the media report said.

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