6,000 Muslims take shelter in Jammu mosques to avert Hindu attacks

February 19,2019

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ISLAMABAD: In Indian occupied Kashmir at least 6000 Kashmiri Muslims have taken refuge in several mosques of Jammu district in the wake of fear of attacks by Hindu mobs.

According to Kashmir Media Service, Abdul Majid, a member of Makkah Masjid Committee, Bathindi, said around 2500 to 3000 people are putting up here. These include stranded Kashmir-bound passengers as well as people living in sensitive zones of Jammu district

Aijaz Ahmed Mir, a resident of Baramulla, who had gone to Chandigarh with his wife for medical treatment said, we reached Jammu on Sunday evening. Fearing attacks in other areas, we took refuge in Makkah Masjid, Bathindi.

Another resident of Kashmir, Zahid Salam Wani, said I am from Budgam district and pursue my studies in Kolkata. Due to the prevailing situation, I came to Jammu by train and plan to go to Srinagar tomorrow. I will be staying here at Bathindi.


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