3 BJP workers shot dead in J-K; Resistance Front claims responsibility

SRINAGAR: Three BJP workers were shot dead by militants in Kulgam district on Thursday, police said.

Fida Hussain, Umer Hajam and Umer Rashid Beigh were shot by militants in Y K  Pora area of Kulgam district late on Thursday evening, a police official said.

He said the trio was rushed to a local hospital at Qazigund where doctors declared them dead on arrival.

The Resistance Front (TRF), which is believed to be a shadow group of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, has claimed responsibility for the killings. (AGENCIES)