Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday said that government forces killed the son of the owner of the house where a gunfight raged earlier today, was killed in cold blood.
Earlier the police had said that three militants and a policeman was killed in the gunfight.
However, Mirwaiz said that the son of the owner was killed in cold blood, while two “armed youth were martyred”.
In a tweet the Mirwaiz said: “In Downtown Srinagar,Son of House owner killed in cold blood,owner suffers cardiac arrest,two armed youth martyred,houses razed to ground, journalists and photographers beaten! Amidst rejection by people revenge & repression of authorities escalates! strongly condemn subjugation (SIC).”