Srinagar, Apr 15: A youth was shot dead by forces Saturday evening in Batamaloo by, while police says it is investigating into the incident.
The young man identified as Sajad Hussain Sheikh of Chundoosa Baramulla, presently living in SD Colony, Batmaloo, was killed when forces opened and killed him.
Locals said that a few stones hit by forces vehicle which was caught in a traffic jam and they fired on the youth who was walking nearby.
SSP Srinagar Imtiyaz Ismail Parray told KNS that an unidentified youth has been killed in the interiors of Batmaloo locality where there is no deployment of forces.
“We are investigating the incident. And to clear, there is no deployment of police or CRPF in the interior of the locality,” he said. (KNS)