Fatehkadal gunfight: Clashes erupt at several places in Downtown Srinagar

Fatehkadal gunfight: Clashes erupt at several places in Downtown Srinagar

Srinagar: Clashes broke out in parts of Old City in Kashmir’s capital city Srinagar on Wednesday as the news about the killing of two local militants spread in the area.

Two local militants Mehrajuddin Bangroo and Faizan Mushtaq Wazq, resident of Fateh Kadal and Khanyar respectively were killed ina gunfight in Fate Kadal area of Downtown Srinagar. A civilian and a policeman were also killed in the gunfight.

Witnesses said that clashes erupted at several places including Khanyar, Baba demb, Fateh Kadal, Kaw Mohalla and other places.

The slain civilian has been identified as Rayees Habib. He is the son of the house owner where the gunfight took place.