Srinagar, July 08: A BJP chief and his father and brother had been killed by terrorists late Wednesday evening within the union territory’s Bandipore district.
“Terrorists fired on BJP employee Wasim Bari at Bandipora. Throughout indiscriminate firing Wasim Bari, his father Bashir Ahmad and brother Umer Bashir bought injured and shifted to hospital, however all three succumbed to their accidents,” J&Okay Police tweeted.
Sheikh Wasim was a BJP district president and was sitting at a store, together with his household, when the terrorists opened hearth.
Not one of the policemen who had deployed to offer safety for Wasim had been current. The non-public safety officers (PSOs) shall be arrested for dereliction of responsibility, J&Okay Police stated.
BJP Nationwide Basic Secretary Ram Madhav stated he was shocked by the killing.
“Shocked and saddened by the killing of younger BJP chief Wasim Bari and his brother by terrorists in Bandipora. This regardless of Eight safety commandos. Condolences to the household,” Madhav tweeted, noting that Wasim’s father was additionally a BJP “senior chief”.
Former J&Okay Chief Minister Omar Abdullah too condemned the assault and provided his condolences to grieving members of the family presently.
“Sorry to listen to concerning the murderous terror assault on the BJP functionaries & their father in Bandipore earlier this night. I condemn the assault. My condolences to their households on this time of grief,” Abdullah stated.
“Sadly the violent focusing on of mainstream political staff continues unabated,” he added.