Nawakadal Incident: Injured Youth Succumbs, Police Says It’s ‘Gang War’



Srinagar: A youth who was critically injured in a firing incident in NawaKadal area of Srinagar succumbed to his injuries at a hospital on Tuesday, officials said. A senior police officer said that firing was act of “gang war”.


Official sources said that the youth identified as Mehran Ali Pathan was fired upon at around 11:30 a.m. at Bulbul Lanker area of NawaKadal, leaving him critically injured. He was shifted to SMHS hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.


The top Police officer said that it was a “gang war” which broke out between two “groups”. During the fight Mehran was “fired upon and killed”, he said. (GNS)

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