Senior editor killed in Srinagar

Srinagar: Veteran journalist and editor of ‘Rising Kashmir’ newspaper Shujaat Bukhari was shot at from close range today by unidentified gunmen. Critically injured Bukhari, hit by bullets in the chest, succumbed to injuries in a hospital.

One of his personal security officers also died in the attack while another is in a critical condition.

Bukhari was The Hindu’s correspondent in Srinagar from 1997 to 2012 and a contributor to the Frontline magazine.

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