Militants abduct father, son in Hajin: Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police of Thursday morning said that militants abducted two persons in Hajin.

“Tonight at about 11:45 PM, in Hajin area of Bandipora, terrorists believed to be affiliated with banned terrorist organisation LeT, barged into the house of Abdul Gaffar Bhat son of Mohd Subhan Bhat forcefully and started to beat the inmates,” a spokesman said in a statement.

“Subsequently the terrorists abducted Abdul Gaffar and his son Manzoor Ah Bhat. However, Abdul Gaffar was successful to escape from them inspite of being fired upon, and sustaining injuries,” he said.

“Abdul Gaffar has been hospitalised where he is being treated, but his son Manzoor is still with the terrorists. A massive manhunt to trace the abducted person has been launched,” the spokesman added.

A case into the matter under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigation taken up.

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