Youth shot dead in Palhallan for ‘demanding Guru’s mortal remains’; the incident is unfortunate, regrettable, says police

KL Report


IMG-20150209-WA0016One youth was killed and another three were injured when police opened fire at the youth demanding the mortal remains of the parliament attack convict, Mohammad Afzal Guru on Monday.

One Farooq Ahmad Bhat of Palhallan and others were protesting and demanding the mortals remains of Guru when forces opened fire and killed him.

The police while confirming the incident said: “Two persons sustained injuries in a firing incident in Palhallan. One injured Farooq Ahmad Bhat S/O Ghulam Ahmad Bhat R/O Bhagat Mohallah, Palhallan succumbed to injuries on way to hospital.”

Another injured person Riyaz Ahamad Bhat of Palhalan, the police said, is undergoing treatment in hospital.

“Police has taken cognizance into this highly regrettable and unfortunate incident,” the police officials said. “FIR has been registered and the incident is being investigated to ascertain the facts.”


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