The stone throwing started in the old city area of Srinagar after the encounter ended in Chattabal area in which three militants were killed.
“Their identities were being ascertained”, the officer said. The police have not confirmed any casualties. He wrote on micro-blogging site, “Encounter concluded in Chattabal Srinagar”. “The injured was shifted to a hospital”, said the police.
Eyewitnesses said that tens of thousands of people marched with the slain militant’s body while raising pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.
The report also mentions that Indian paramilitary personnel disgraced 13 women while 24 residential houses were destroyed, damaged and ransacked by the Indian forces during the month.
Officials said the terrorists opened fire on the jawans, who retaliated and eliminated three of them. At least 14 civilians were injured and one died after being brought to a hospital. “Necessary legal action involving the police vehicle has been initiated”, police tweeted. However, CRPF PRO Rakesh Yadav refuted the allegation that the civilian was hit by a vehicle of the force. Police said they were investigating the death of the man killed in what they called a “road accident”.
The twee said ” Police has taken cognizance of the noorbagh road accident incident of today.
A video has surfaced showing a police vehicle swerving left and crushing a young Kashmiri stone-thrower under its wheels.
The incident took place in the morning in Noorbagh Chowk, less than a kilometer away from an encounter site in the Chattabal area where three Lashkar-e-Tayyaba militants were gunned down by security forces. Many schools have been closed and students sent home as a precautionary measure.
Authorities have suspended mobile Internet services in Srinagar district and also brought down the speed of fixed line broadband connections. Malik has been lodged in City’s Kothibagh police station after the police picked him up from his residence at nearby Maisuma.
After several hours of fighting, five militants were killed and a policeman and a soldier wounded, claimed SP Vaid, police director-general.
Ghulam Hassan and his nephew, Bashir Ahmed were abducted from Shahgund village of Hajin area on Friday night. Police said at about 3:30 am, the terrorists shot both of them dead.