Home » Kashmir » Despite Rains Thousands Attend Shujaat Bukhari’s Funeral In Kreeri Baramulla
By Sajid Wajid
BARAMULLA, JUNE 15: Braving Rains Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of senior journalist and Editor-in-Chief of English daily “Rising Kashmir” Shujaat Bukhari in his ancestral hometown of Kreeri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Photo, Muneeb ul Islam/FK
Slain Shujaat Bukhari was shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside his office at press enclave Srinagar when he was leaving office.
Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, state Public Works Minister Naeem Akhtar, senior Congress leader Saifuddin Soz, local journalists and other members from all sections of the society attended the funeral.
Photo, Shah Jehangir/FK
However no militant outfit claimed the responsibility for the attack.Salahuddin demands international probe into Shujaat Bukhari’s killing. LeT condemns Shujaat Bukhari’s killing, calls it conspiracy to suppress voice of Kashmir freedom struggle
Meanwhile CM Mahbooba Mufti, Rajnath Singh, Umar Abdullah,Geelani Mirwaiz, Yaseen Malik Condemns the killing.