Kashmir: Gunfight breaks out in Hajin

Owais Farooqi

Bandipora: A gunfight broke out between government forces and militants on Thursday morning in North Kashmir’s Hajin area in Bandipora district. The forces received a tip off about the presence of militants in Khos Mohalla and cordoned the entire area, a police official said. The residents confirmed that few gun shots were heard in the area.
Hajin was known as a bastion of notorious militia Ikhwan and was also the hometown of its chief Mohammad Yusuf Parray alais Kuka Parray.