Fateh Kadal gunfight: Journalist alleges forces fired at his house

Fateh Kadal gunfight: Journalist alleges forces fired at his house

Additional director general of police (ADGP) Munir Khan however said that forces never resort to firing in opposite direction of the “target.”

Senior journalist Qayoom Zulfi Thursday alleged that forces, who were involved in Fateh Kadal encounter, “fired at my house resulting in immense damage to property”.

Zulfi said he and his family—wife and a daughter—had a narrow escape. “Bullets pierced window panes and walls of my house and some bullets even hit some household items including a television set,” he said.

“My house is located in opposite direction to the site of gunfight. I along with my family members took refuge in a wash room till encounter ended,” he said. “For a moment I thought it was end. We came out only after firing stopped completely.” 

Additional director general of police (ADGP) Munir Khan however said that forces never resort to firing in opposite direction of the “target.” 

“We have stated that militants fired indiscriminately at the forces. One of the militants came out and fired at forces. So it is obvious whose bullets hit the house in opposite direction,” said Khan.