Jammu & Kashmir

Gawkadal massacre: Srinagar Mayor expresses solidarity with victims’ families

A complete shutdown is being observed in Maisuma and in its adjoining areas to commemorate the 32nd anniversary of Gawkadal massacre. [FPK photo\ Muzamil Bashir]

Srinagar: Maisuma and adjacent parts of Srinagar city on Friday observed a shutdown to commemorate the 32nd anniversary of the Gawkadal massacre.

Pertinently, on this day (21 January) 1990, scores of people were killed after Para-military troopers opened fire on protesters in Gawkadal area of Srinagar city.

Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu expressed sympathies with the families whose beloved were killed in this massacre.

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