SRINAGAR, (PTK): Senior journalist and Rising Kashmir editor-in-chief Shujaat Bukhari was on Thursday shot at in Srinagar by unidentified assailants. According to reports, Bukhari’s personal security officer also got critically injured in the attack.
The attack was carried out in Press Colony near Lal Chawk in Srinagar. Bukhari is critically injured and undergoing treatment at a hospital.
This is not the first attempt of the life of the veteran Kashmiri journalist. Shujaat Bukhari was earlier attacked in 2000, following which he was given police protection.
More details are awaited.