Gunmen stab woman to death in Hajin

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Bandipora: A woman was stabbed to death by unidentified gunmen in Hajin town of this north Kashmir district on Sunday night.

Two masked gunmen barged their entry into the house of Abdul Majid Gafur’s in Shahgund village here on Sunday night and attacked his wife Shakila with a sharp edged weapon, a police official told Kashmir Reader Monday. The woman, he said, was critically injured in the attack and was removed to the community health centre Hajin for treatment. However, the doctors there referred her to Srinagar hospital for specialized treatment.

“The woman succumbed to her injuries at the hospital” the police officer added.

Gafur is said to be a worker of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).