Youth injured in CRPF firing
Batamaloo Boy Missing
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 5: A youth was wounded in CRPF firing this evening in the old city area of Fateh Kadal here. Witnesses said massive protests rocked the locality when the police and CRPF deployment was withdrawn in the evening. The protesters pelted stones on forces who responded by firing live ammunition at them.
“A bullet hit a boy identified as Muhammad Amir Khan son of Muhammad Yousuf Khan of Fateh Kadal. The bullet hit his leg,” witnesses said. He was rushed to SMHS hospital. Evening protests also rocked many localities in the downtown and uptown areas of the city including Gojwara, Nowhatta, Rajouri Kadal, Fateh Kadal, Nawab Bazar, Khanyar, Rambagh, Natipora, Tengpora by-pass.
Residents of Gojwara said police and CRPF men beat up civilians without any provocation in the evening. “They didn’t even spare women and children,” a resident of Mohalla Akhoon Sahab told Greater Kashmir.
BATAMALOO BOY MISSING
Evening Protests also rocked Gangbugh, Batamaloo, after a youth went missing when CRPF was chasing a group of protesters.
Sources said that a group of youth, who hurled stones on minister of state for housing, Nasir Aslam Wani’s cavalcade passing through the area, jumped into a stream when CRPF was chasing them away. One of them, Muzaffar Ahmad Bhat, went missing, the locals alleged.
Locals said it was not clear whether he drowned into the stream or was picked up by CRPF.
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