NEW DELHI: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today expressed anguish over the killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari in Srinagar and described him as a “brave heart” who fought fearlessly for justice and peace in Jammu and Kashmir.
“I’m anguished to hear about the killing of Shujaat Bukhari, 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,” he said on Twitter.
Buhkari and his PSO were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the heart of Srinagar.
Bukhari, who was in his 50s, was leaving his office in Press Enclave in the city centre Lal Chowk for an iftar party when he was shot, officials said. (AGENCIES)