Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead
Shujaat Bukhari, the editor of prominent Kashmiri English daily Rising Kashmir, was shot dead in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, sending shock waves throughout the region.
His vehicle was surrounded by a group of suspected militants who opened fire on him and his security personnel. Two security personnel later died as a result of their injuries at a hospital.
Bukhari’s colleague said that he had just stepped outside his office after finishing his daily work and was heading to break his fast when the attack took place.