Omar demands probe on youth killing


Srinagar: Former Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir, Omar Abdullah has demanded a probe into the death of a 19 year old protester who was killed by security forces in a firing in Baramula district of the state.

In a statement the working president of National Conference said, “A probe should investigate the circumstances leading to the tragic incident and the truth should be revealed without any delay.”

Expressing his condolences to the family of Farooq Ahmed Bhat, he prayed for the speedy recovery of those who had sustained injuries in the incident.

Police had fired at the demonstrators who were protesting on the second death anniversary of Afzal Guru, who was hanged in 2013 for attack on Indian Parliament.