Civilian killed in cold blood during Fateh Kadal Gunfight: Mirwaiz

Srinagar : Reacting to the gunfight that ended up with the killing of two militants, two policemen, and a civilian, senior separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday said that the civilian was killed in cold blood.

Taking to his twitter handle Mirwaiz wrote: “In Downtown Srinagar, Son of House owner killed in cold blood, owner suffers cardiac arrest, two armed youth martyred, houses razed to ground, journalists and photographers beaten! Amidst rejection by people revenge & repression of authorities escalates! strongly condemn subjugation.”

Mirwaiz also said that the house owner has suffered a cardiac arrest and condemned the thrashing of a photojournalist, who were beaten up by the police near the gunfight site when they were performing their professional duties.

Two militants, policeman, and civilian were killed during a gunfight in Fateh Kadal today early morning.  The policeman has been identified as Komal from Reasi district of Jammu and the slain civilian, a house owner has been identified as Rayees Habibullah.

Meanwhile, all educational institutions have been closed and Internet suspended in the Srinagar district in view of the gunfight.

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