Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti meets the family of Shujaat Bukhari and expresses her grief.
Visuals of CM Mehboob Mufti meeting the family of Shujaat Bukhari, Editor of Rising Kashmir newspaper, who was shot dead by terrorists in Press Colony in in Srinagar city. #JammuAndKashmir pic.twitter.com/jOizsk3J8s
— ANI (@ANI) June 14, 2018
Taking to Twitter, National Conference leader, Omar Abdullah shared his last conversation with Bukhari.
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) June 14, 2018
Congress National President, Rahul Gandhi applauded Bukhari’s work and called him a brave heart.
“I’m anguished to hear about the killing of #ShujaatBukhari, editor of Rising Kashmir. He was a brave heart who fought fearlessly for justice and peace in Jammu and Kashmir. My condolences to his family. He will be missed”: Congress President @RahulGandhi
— NDTV (@ndtv) zJune 14, 2018
Mamta Banerjee, CM of West Bengal, called the incident a big tragedy.
Saddened and shocked at the brutal killing of respected editor and senior journalist @bukharishujaat With a few hours to go for Eid this is terrible. No words are enough for this big tragedy
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) June 14, 2018
In the evening, Shujaat Bukhari, editor of Rising Kashmir was shot dead outside his office in the Press Enclave in Lal Chauk.