Hajin observes shutdown against vandalism by forces


Bandipora, Dec 7: Hajin town in Bandipora district today observed a complete shutdown against alleged ransacking and vandalisation of property by forces on Wednesday.

All government and private establishments including shops are closed while the traffic is off the roads in the town, eye witnesses said.

 Clashes erupted on Wednesday in the town after scores of youth pelted stones on forces passing through the area. The forces fired tear gas shells and bullets resulting in clashes and injuries to five persons. One of the injured, according to hospital authorities, received a bullet injury in his knee and was referred to Bone and Joint Hospital in Srinagar for advanced treatment.