Youth Sajad Ahmad Waza, resident of Tangamarg, was shot dead by Border Security Forces’ (BSF) personnal, who were passing through the area.
A police officer said that BSF is involved in the incident. He said the BSF has taken a route that is usually not being permitted for the paramilitary forces.
The incident has triggered sort of a crisis in Batamaloo. People have closed their business and are on the road. Indian troops fired tear smoke shells at many places to disperse people.
The body was received by a huge gathering from SMHS hospital and taken towards Nawab Bazar. The mourners are on way to Batmaloo.