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Congress expresses anguish over Bukhari's killing, seeks action

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Thursday said it was anguished to hear about the killing of Shujaat Bukhari, with terming him "a brave heart who fought fearlessly for justice and peace".

The party also sought swift action to apprehend those responsible.

"I'm anguished to hear about the killing of Shujaat Bukhari, of @RisingKashmir.

"He was a brave heart who fought fearlessly for justice and peace in My condolences to his family. He will be missed," Gandhi said in tweets.

Bukhari, the of English daily "Rising Kashmir", was on Thursday shot dead by militants outside his office in Srinagar, police said.

also expressed shock over Bukhari's killing.

"Anguished beyond words. Security situation in J&K has hit its nadir. Demand the Centre to take swift action to nab the killers. They can silence us but not our thoughts," he said in a tweet.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 23:04 IST
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