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Srinagar:Miscreants on Thursday late evening attacked a groom and his several guests at Humhama on the city outskirts, leaving four persons injured.

Eyewitness told Rising Kashmir that at around 10: PM on Thursday some miscreants pelted stones on the marriage cavalcade of the groom, Haamid Hussain Bhat at Airport road Humhama, leaving 17 cars damaged and several guests injured.

Nazir Ahmad Khan, groom’s friend, and eyewitness, said they were on their way toward Airport colony Humhama with baraatfrom central Kashmir’s Budgam township along with several guests. However as soon as the cavalcade reached near Humhama chowk, one of the guests stopped the car and burnt firecrackers in celebration. Khan said, the local youth and women came out and thrashed all the guests without even listening and respecting the groom. He said in the meantime, the miscreants smashed the vehicles and terrified the guests.

“We were attacked with stones by miscreants and 4 guests were humiliated and thrashed,” Khan said. “It was the first time that any marriage party (bharaat) has been attacked in the Kashmir. It has sent shock waves to the family,” he said.