Kashmir

Woman killed in knife attack in Hajin

Srinagar: A woman was killed after attacked by unknown persons at Shah Gund area of Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Monday.

Reports reaching here said that a group masked men barged inside the house of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) worker Abdul Majeed Dar at Shahgund and attacked his wife Shakeela with a sharp-edged weapon.

Shakeela was critically injured in the attack, said an official, adding that she was shifted to Community Health Centre Hajin for treatment where from she was referred to JVC hospital Bemina Srinagar.

Shakeela was declared brought dead on arrival, he said.

A police spokesman also confirmed the incident and said that police has registered a case in this regard and investigation has been initiated.

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