Fateh Kadal Gunfight: A Photo Essay

by Bilal Bahadur

Srinagar: Two militants, Policeman and a civilian were killed in a gunfight in Fateh Kadal area of Srinagar on Wednesday. Though the number of persons injured in the clashes.

Firefighters dousing the flames of the house where militants were hiding during a gunfight.

The slain LeT militants were identified as Mehraj ud Din Bangroo of Fateh Kadal and Faid Mushtaq Waza a resident of Khanyar.

A police cop climbs through a ladder to enter a house where militants were hiding during a gun battle.

The slain civilian was a son of the house owner in which encounter took place and has been identified as Rayees Ahmad Sofi son of Habibullah Sofi of Fateh Kadal

Women wailing from the window of a house over the killing of two militants and a civilian in the downtown area of Srinagar on Wednesday late evening.

Almost 20 journalists including photographers, videographers and the TV reporters were beaten. Some of them have received serious injuries and they are currently in the hospital.

A group of masked protesters standing near burning tyres in the downtown area of Srinagar following the killing of two militants, civilian during an encounter in Fateh Kadal area of Srinagar on October 17, 2018

Soon after the killing of militants and civilian clashes erupted between youth and government forces in many parts of Srinagar.

Senior police officers carry the body of a slain cop at DPL Srinagar.

The wreath laying event for slain policeman Kamal Kishore, a resident of village Reasi was held at district police lines Srinagar where civil and  Police Officers led by Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh laid floral wreaths on the mortal remains and paid rich tributes to the cop.

The forces vehicles near the gunfight site in which two militants, civilian and policeman were killed in Fateh Kadal area of downtown Srinagar on October 17, 2018.

Meanwhile, thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of slain militants Mehrajuddin Bangroo, his associate Faiz Mushtaq Waza and civilian Rayees Sofi in Eidgah.

Thousands of people participated in a joint funeral prayers of two militants and a civilian in Eidgah Srinagar.


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