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2 Businessmen Killed In Srinagar Op; "Supported Terrorists," Say Cops


The households have been demanding thier our bodies for the final rites.


4 individuals, together with two businessmen, had been killed throughout an anti-terror operation by safety forces in Srinagar. The police stated that two terrorists had been killed within the operation and the killed businessmen had been “terrorist supporters”.

The killed businessmen – Dr Mudasir Gul and Altaf Bhat – had retailers within the industrial advanced at Hyderpora the place the encounter befell final night.

Mudsir Gul, a dental surgeon by coaching, ran a pc centre within the advanced. Altaf Bhat was the proprietor of the industrial advanced and likewise ran a {hardware} and cement store there.

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti demanded an inquiry into the killings.

“Utilizing harmless civilians as human shields, getting them killed in cross firing & then conveniently labelling them as OGWs is a part of GOIs rulebook now. Crucial {that a} credible judicial enquiry is finished to convey out the reality & put an finish to this rampant tradition of impunity,” tweeted Ms Mufti.

The households allege that the businessmen had been killed by safety forces however the police insist that each of them had been both killed in terrorist firing or killed throughout the crossfire.

The households have been demanding their our bodies for the final rites. The police, nevertheless, stated that the our bodies can not he handed over to households due to the legislation and order state of affairs. Police stated all of the 4 our bodies had been buried in Handwara space of north Kashmir, 100 km from Srinagar.

“You killed my harmless uncle Mohammad Altaf Bhat in chilly blooded homicide in Hyderpora, you used him as human protect and now saying he was “OGW”. return us his physique” tweeted Saima Bhat.

Vijay Kumar, Inspector Normal of Police, Kashmir, stated the pc middle by Mudasir was an unauthorised name centre ,which had six computer systems.

“We approached households of Mudasir and Altaf to take part in burial. Since we have now apprehensions of legislation and order downside we can not handover our bodies to households. We took our bodies to Handwara the place burial befell” stated Mr Kumar.

Police stated two pistols have been recovered from encounter website and the decision centre being run within the industrial advanced was used for terrorist actions.

Initially police stated each the businessmen had been injured and finally killed in terrorist firing however later stated that they could have been caught within the cross-firing.

“I am saying Altaf was killed in cross-firing. I am not saying if he was killed by militants or we have now fired at him. Throughout the encounter whose bullet hit him is matter of investigation. If he was hit by pistol bullet then terrorists have killed, if hit by AK rifle, then we will say he was hit by our bullet,” stated Mr Kumar.

Locals say quickly after safety forces launched an operation to trace down suspected terrorists and a volley of gun fireplace ensued. What adopted was a nightmare for locals and people stranded in sub zero temperature.

Households of Altaf and Mudasir stated they visited the police station a number of occasions demanding that the our bodies be returned to them however they had been denied.

“At 10 pm final night time we heard Dr Mudasir was killed. Please do justice and provides us his physique. He was a dental surgeon and operating his enterprise within the advanced in Hyderpora,” stated a relative.

“It is a lie that he was an OGW (overground employee of terrorists)” the household stated.

Srinagar has been witnessing frequent terrorist associated incidents for previous few months. On Sunday night, one policeman was injured in terrorist firing in downtown space of Srinagar. The police stated terrorists fired throughout a raid by the safety forces.

There have been a number of incidents of focused assaults by terrorists on migrant staff and members of minority neighborhood since final month.

Final week, a terrorist was killed at Bemina neighbourhood. Police stated he was a part of a terrorist group planning to hold out a suicide assault within the metropolis.


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