Published On: Thu, Jun 14th, 2018

Senior journalist Shujat Bukhari, two security guards shot dead in Srinagar

Srinagar: Senior journalist and Editor-in-Chief of English daily “Rising Kashmir” Shujat Bhukhari was on Thursday shot dead by terrorists outside his office here, police said.

The police is trying to figure out the terrorist outfit responsible for the ghastly act

A group of at least six terrorists fired from close range from two sides at Bukhari outside his office in the Press Enclave area of Residency Road here, critically injuring him, his driver and two security guard, said an official.

He said that all the four injured were shifted to hospital, where Bukhari and both of his security guards succumbed to their injuries. The injured driver is stated to be battling for his life in the hospital.

The police is trying to figure out the terrorist outfit responsible for the ghastly act. “We will soon track down the killers and nab or neutralise them,” said a police official associated with the investigation.

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