Hajjin Clashes in Pictures

Hajjin Clashes in Pictures

Hajjin : Clashes broke out between the protesters and the government forces in Hajin town of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district after the news spread about the killing of a local militant in an overnight gunfight in Mujgund area of Srinagar.

Reports said that groups of youth took to streets and staged protests soon after the news of the killing of 14-year-old militant Mudasir Ahmad Parray  and Saquib Bilal Shiekh reached their native Hajin area of Bandipora district.

The youth hurled stones on the forces deployed in the area to prevent protests.

The forces, according to witnesses, resorted to tear gas shelling and pellet firing to disperse the protesting youth.

Parray was killed along Saquib Bilal Shiekh his native companion and a foreign militant Ali Bhai in an 18-hour-long gunfight with the government forces in Mujgund area on the outskirts of Srinagar.

Five forces’ personnel were wounded in the firefight that ended today morning.

Meanwhile Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Mehmood Shah has paid tribute to its slain men Abu Ali Mudassir, Abu Muaz Saqib and others who were killed in a gunfight with government forces at Mujgund, Srinagar on Sunday morning.

Note : Peerzada Waseem/Peerzada Junaid contributed pictures to Kashmir Despatch

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