Rising Kashmir Editor Shujaat Bukhari Shot Dead in Srinagar

Shujaat Bukhari was earlier attacked in 2000, after which he was given police protection. 

On June 14, 2018, Shujaat Bukhari, the editor of Rising Kashmir newspaper was shot dead. The incident happened when Bukhari was leaving his office for an Iftar party. He was in the car when he was attacked and gunned down by terrorists. 

His driver and personal security officer (PSO) were also injured. They were taken to the nearest hospital. 

Earlier, it was reported that Bukhari and his SPO were wounded, but then Bukhari succumbed to death.