PhD student who turned terrorist killed in Jammu & Kashmir
| Friday | 12th October, 2018
“Today a PhD scholar chose death over life.... His death is entirely our loss as we are losing young educated boys every day,” she tweeted.
Both were natives of Kupwara district.Manan, 26, was a PhD scholar in geology at AMU and came from a well-off family of Tekipora in Lolab.
The authorities immediately closed all the educational institutions in north and south Kashmir and snapped internet services in parts of Handwara and Kupwara.
He was the first Kashmiri PhD student at AMU to join a terror group.Shocked by the picture, Manan’s parents sent out an appeal, pleading him to return home.
His father, Bashir Ahmad is a lecturer and his brother, Mubashir Ahmad, a junior engineer.