Srinagar: As the gunfight that raged between government forces and militants in Old City area of Fateh Kadal Srinagar, police has said that three militants and a policeman has been killed.
However, the locals have contested police claims saying that the third person killed is the son of the house owner.
Meanwhile, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a tweet said that the son of the house owner was killed in cold blood.
In a tweet the Mirwaiz said: “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 (SIC).”