Srinagar: Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah has said that killing of a Budgam civilian by Central Reserve Police Forces personnel should be “impartially investigated.”
The National Conference leader while taking to his Twitter handle termed the killing as “very unfortunate”, “Very unfortunate. The circumstances surrounding this shooting need to be impartially investigated & findings made known. My condolences to the family of the deceased,” he wrote.
Earlier today one civilian was killed after paramilitary CRPF forces fired at him near Kawoosa Khalisa village in Narbal area of central Kashmir Budgam.
The man was going in his vehicle and was fired upon by the CRPF which hit him around right shoulder and chest.
“A civil vehicle fled from 2 nakas in Narbal Kawoosa upon which CRPF party fired in which one person got injured. (He has been) shifted to hospital,” SSP Budgam Nagpure Amod said, adding, “further details awaited.”
The man identified as Mehrajudin Shah son of Ghulam Mohammad Shah of Makhama Beerwah Budgam was shifted to SHMS hospital Srinagar in critical condition. However, he was declared as brought dead by the doctors who attended upon him at the hospital.