Rambagh Residents Dispute Police Version on Shootout

Residents at the shootout site-KO photo Faisal

Srinagar: Residents, who said they were eyewitnesses to the shootout, alleged that the three persons were shot dead by vehicle-borne armed forces in broad daylight in front of them.

They alleged that the three boys were pushed out of a Santro car and shot dead on the road.

There are several videos viral on social media in which people can be seen gathered around a blood stained road under Rambagh flyover, accusing police of staging the shootout.

Earlier police said three unidentified militants were killed in a shootout in the Rambagh area of the city on Wednesday.

The militants were killed in a brief shootout near the Rambagh bridge on Lal Chowk-Airport road, they said.

Police #neutralised 03 #terrorists in #Srinagar. Identification & affliation of the killed terrorists is being ascertained. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice

— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) November 24, 2021

They said the identity and group affiliation of the slain militants were being ascertained.

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