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- n. Plural form of hujra.
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Taliban militants came in around a dozen luxurious vehicles, entering the Gokand Valley and occupied several hujras in different villages.
The local administration has also deployed heavy contingents of police in Bagra and cordoned off certain hujras where the militants are camping.
The gateway opens on to vast courtyard of the mosque which is lined with hujras and courts (Aiwans) except the western part where the main prayer chamber is located.
Though the British also used it as a military warehouse, yet some basic repairs of urgent need were carried out during their regime. its arcades and hujras were used as residential quarters of the British soldiers and Muslims were allowed to pray in a small part of the mosque.
Terrorists visit their houses as guests and live in the houses and hujras.
Thus, in order to prove their loyalty to the Taliban and Al-Qaeda, they offer them to rent their houses and hujras for residential purposes.
The drones hit hujras or houses which the Taliban forced people to rent out to them.