Kasaragod: Hafeezudin, the youth who went missing from Padanna and suspected to have joined Islamic State, was reportedly killed on Saturday.
The message of Hafeezudin's death was sent to his relative Bisi Rehman. The message says that Hafeezudin was killed in the drone attack yesterday and that his funeral was conducted.
The message was sent through the telegram mobile app. The telegram account belonged to a person called Ashmak, who had gone missing along with Hafeezudin.
At the same time, there is no official confirmation about the death of Hafeezudin.
The NIA had confirmed that 16 persons including Hafeezudin who went missing under mysterious circumstances had joined Islamic State.