Gunmen abduct civilian, injure his father in Hajin

Gunmen abduct civilian, injure his father in Hajin
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Srinagar, Apr 5: In a second such incident in past two days, gunmen abducted a man and injured his father in Hajin town in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district late last night, police said.

A police spokesman said that militants barged into the house of Abdul Gaffar Bhat in Hajin around 11:15 pm and beat up the inmates.

They abducted both Gaffar and his son Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, said the spokesman, adding that Gaffar managed to escape from their custody despite suffering an injury.

“Abdul Gaffar has been hospitalised where he is being treated, but his son Manzoor is still with the militants,” the spokesman said.

It’s in place to mention here that in a similar incident, gunmen abducted and killed another civilian, Naseer Ahmad Sheikh, in Hajin on Monday night.