J&K: 3 BJP workers including youth wing leader killed in terror attack in Kulgam
According to a police officer, the terror group named The Resistance Front has taken the responsibility behind the terror attack on BJP youth wing leaders.
New Delhi: In yet another attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in the valley, terrorists shot dead 3 party workers in Kulgam district of South Kashmir on Thursday evening. The three include the district general secretary of the party’s youth wing.
The deceased have been identified as Fida Hussain, Umar Hajjan and Haroon. Fida was a general secretary in the BJP’s youth wing.
According to a police officer, the terror group named The Resistance Front has taken the responsibility behind the terror attack on BJP youth wing leaders. The group is sponsored and supported by Pakistan’s Intelligence Agency.
Terrorists shot dead three BJP leaders including its general secretary for ‘Yuva Morcha’ in south #Kashmiri Kulgam district.
— Sumit Chaudhary (@sumit0707) October 29, 2020
“It has also warned of more attacks targeting politicians,” the officer said.
“Today at about 2020 hours, Kulgam Police received information about a terror crime incident at village YK Pora, where terrorists had fired upon three BJP workers. Senior police officers reached at the crime spot,” the police said in a statement.
They were shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment, where they were declared as brought dead.
Omar, Mehbooba condole death of BJP workers
NC chief Omar Abdullah and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufi condemned the attacks.
Terrible news from Kulgam district of South Kashmir. I unequivocally condemn the targeted killing of the 3 BJP workers in a terror attack. May Allah grant them place in Jannat & may their families find strength during this difficult time.
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) October 29, 2020
Saddened to hear about the killing of three BJP workers in Kulgam. Condolences to their families. At the end of the day, its people of J&K who pay with their lives because of GOI’s ill thought out policies.
— Mehbooba Mufti (@MehboobaMufti) October 29, 2020