Srinagar: Massive protest in downtown after civilian killing, exclusive pictures

Srinagar: Massive protest erupts in the downtown area of Srinagar City after the news about the custodial killing of a civilian, who was picked by government forces earlier this month, spread like a wildfire.

The slain youth was identified as Rizwan Pandit, a resident of Awantipora area of north Kashmir.

Family members of Rizwan claimed that he was taken into custody by the authorities of the local police station on 16th of this month and was later shifted to Srinagar