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Separatist leaders condemn Bukhari's killing

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Separatists in today denounced the killing of Rising Shujaat Bukhari, terming it a direct assault on freedom of speech and expression.

Moderate Hurriyat Conference said he was deeply shocked, and Bukhari's death was a huge loss.

Deeply saddened and shocked by the tragic of Shujaat Bukhari's killing! Such inhumanity is unpardonable and condemned in the strongest terms! Proud son of the soil his death is a huge loss, Mirwaiz wrote on

The separatist leader said was an erudite intellectual, a and "above all a selfless human".

My heartfelt condolences to his bereaved family. Pray to almighty for his 'magfirat' (forgiveness) and place in Jannat (heaven), Mirwaiz said.

Liberation Front (JKLF) strongly condemned the brutal killing of the

Terming it an assault on freedom of speech and expression, the JKLF said Kashmir had "lost a balanced voice at the hands of ruthless assailants and this is actually a moment of mourning for all of us.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 23:20 IST