Junaid Mattu requests LG to order probe into Hyderpora killings

Srinagar, Nov 16: Mayor Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Junaid Azim Mattu on Tuesday requested the LG Manoj Sinha to order a probe into the killing of two men in a gunfight in Hyderpora last evening.

Police said four people, including a foreign militant and his associate from J&K’s Ramban district, were killed in the gunfight.

As per IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, Mohammad Altaf Bhat, the owner of the building where the gunfight took place and one Mudasir Gul, an OGW as per police were killed “in cross fire” a claim contested by their families.

“Grave and serious allegations emerging from the Hyderpora encounter. Request Hon’ble LG @manojsinha_ Sahab to order an impartial and time-bound probe to ascertain the truth. Hope the truth prevails. The families of the two civilians should be heard and heard dispassionately, ” Mattu wrote in a tweet this afternoon.

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