Srinagar: Three Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) members, together with a district youth wing chief, had been shot useless by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Thursday evening, police stated.
Police stated Kulgam police acquired details about a terror incident at Y.Ok. Pora village the place terrorists had fired upon three BJP staff and senior cops reached the spot.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that terrorists fired upon three BJP workers — identified as district youth General Secretary Fida Hussain Yatoo, Umer Rashid Beigh and Umer Ramzan Hajam — at Eidgah Y.K. Pora, injuring them. They were shifted to a nearby hospital where they were declared dead,” a police officer stated.
Police has registered a case and investigation is in progress. The world has been cordoned off and a search operation launched.
Condemning the assault, BJP chief Altaf Thakur instructed IANS that the terrorists carried out the assault on an auspicious evening when Muslims the world over are praying.
“The incident is highly condemnable,” he stated.
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