NEW DELHI, JUNE 14: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said he was anguished to hear about the killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari, “a brave heart who fought fearlessly for justice and peace”.
“I’m anguished to hear about the killing of Shujaat Bukhari, editor of @RisingKashmir.
“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 in tweets.
Bukhari, the Editor-in-Chief of English daily “Rising Kashmir”, was on Thursday shot dead by unknown gunmenoutside his office in Srinagar, police said.