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Police Vehicle Crushes Civilian During Safa Kadal Clashes; Police Call It Accident

SRINAGAR, MAY 05: A civilian was killed after a police vehicle ran over him during clashes with the government forces in Safa Kadal area of Downtown Srinagar on Saturday.

Reports said that massive clashes erupted after gunfight broke out in Gasi Mohalla of Chattabal.

They said a civilian who was critically injured after a police vehicle ran over him at Safa Kadal was shifted to SMHS hospital where he succumbed.

The deceased was identified as Adil Ahmad.

“One person identified as Adil Ahmad Yadoo was brought to SMHS hospital whom doctors declared brought dead. Medical bulletin suggests that the person died due to a crush injury in a road traffic accident at noorbagh. Citizens may not pay heed to rumours,” said a police spokesman.

However, police later said that legal action has been initiated against the driver after a video of the incident emerged online.

In the video, police vehicle ran over the youth, leaving him in a pool of blood.

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