A group of militants of Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) kidnapped a youth and injured his father in north Kashmir district of Bandipora late Wednesday night, a police spokesman said here on Thursday.
This was the second such incident when LeT militants barged into the house and kidnapped a youth in Bandipora during the past 48 hours.
The spokesman said that late last night at 2345 hrs, a group of militants, believed to be affiliated with LeT barged into the house of one Abdul Gaffar Bhat, son of Mohammad Subhan Bhat at Hajin in Bandipora and beat up the inmates.
Later the militants kidnapped house owner, Abdul Gaffar and his son Manzoor Ahmad Bhat. However, Abdul Gaffar suffered injuries after he was fired upon when he tried to escape from their clutches, he said, adding the injured was hospitalized.
He said a massive hunt has been launched to trace Manzoor. A case has been registered and investigation taken up.