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Journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

ANI  |  Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] 

Shujaat Bukhari, of newspaper, was shot dead by terrorists in Press Colony in Jammu and Kashmir's on Thursday.

(SPO) also got injured during the attack, and has been shifted to the hospital.

Condemning the incident 'on the eve of Eid', expressed grief over Bukhari's demise.

"Shocked & deeply saddened by the sudden demise of The scourge of terror has reared its on the eve of Eid. I strongly condemn this act of mindless violence & pray for his soul to rest in peace. My deepest condolences to his family," Mehbooba tweeted.

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

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 20:20 IST