Srinagar: In the backdrop of the killing of a civilian near Kawoosa Khalisa village in Narbal, mobile internet services have been suspended in Budgam district as a precautionary measure.
Reports said that the internet services were suspended soon after a civilian was shot dead by CRPF men near Kawoosa Khalisa village in Narbal area of central Kashmir Budgam.on Wednesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Mehrajudin Shah son of Ghulam Mohammad Shah of Makhama Beerwah Budgam.
“A private 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,” news agency GNS quoted SSP Budgam Nagpure Amod as having said, adding, “further details awaited.”
Meanwhile 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.
Very unfortunate. The circumstances surrounding this shooting need to be impartially investigated & findings made known. My condolences to the family of the deceased. https://t.co/t064uiJUTC
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) May 13, 2020