Update: “Police is collecting the details and is looking into the circumstances under which a person identified as Sajad Hussain Sheikh, a resident of Chandoosa Baramulla at present S.D. Colony Srinagar got killed,” the police said in a statement.
However, the District Police administration Srinagar has informed that there was no deployment in the area and that the matter is being investigated.
Srinagar: A 23-year-old man was killed this evening when BSF jawans opened fire in Batmaloo area in city here.
A senior police official said the man has been identified as Sajjad Ahmed, a resident of Chandoosa in Baramulla, and the Border Security Force jawans opened fire after stones were pelted on the force at the Reka chowk in Batmaloo.
Following the incident, tension gripped the area and all shops have been shut down, the official said.