Senior Kashmir Journalist Shujaat Bukhari Shot In Srinagar, Injured

Posted: June 14, 2018 in Conflict and Peace, Human Rights

Shujaat Bukhari is the editor of the newspaper ‘Rising Kashmir’ and was given police protection since an attack on him in 2000.

Senior Kashmir Journalist Shujaat Bukhari Shot In Srinagar, Injured

Shujaat Bukhari was shot by unidentified gunmen in Srinagar.

SRINAGAR:  Shujaat Bukhari, the editor of Rising Kashmir was attacked in Press Colony in the city, just outside his office. He was reportedly hit by multiple bullets. The journalist and his two security guards have been injured and taken to hospital.
This is the first attack on a journalist in a long time in Kashmir.

shujaat bukhari shot

Shujaat Bukhari was shot while coming out of his office in the heart of Srinagar.

“He is a dear friend and worked with us for more than two decades. He has been critically injured,” said NDTV’s Nazir Masoodi.

Shujaat Bukhari was given police protection since an attack on him in 2000.

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