Srinagar, Jul 9: Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Girish Chandra Murmu on Thursday condemned the killing of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and members of his family by militants on Wednesday night in north Kashmir district of Bandipora.
BJP leader Sheikh Waseem Bari, his father Bashir Ahmad and brother Umar Bashir were shot at by militants from a very close range at Bandipora when they were sitting in their shop last night. All the three injured were rushed to District hospital where they were declared brought dead.
Mr Murmu in a condolence message this morning said that the barbaric act of killing innocent people is against the humanity and the perpetrators of this cowardly act shall be brought to justice.
He expressed his deepest sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed souls.