Three BJP workers shot dead in J&K’s Kulgam

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New Delhi (NVI): Three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers were shot dead in a terror attack in Y K Pora area of Qazigund in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district this evening.

An official said that the terrorists fired upon three persons in Y K pora following which they were rushed to the Emergency hospital in Qazigund for treatment but were declared brought dead.

The slain BJP workers were identified as Yuva Morcha General Secretary Kulgam, Fida Hussain Itoo, Umar Hajjam – both residents of Y K Pora Qazigund and Haroron Beigh of Sopat area of Qazigund.

Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed several attacks on BJP leaders, workers in the recent past. BJP leader Sheikh Waseem Bari, who was the former district president of the party, and two of his family members were killed by terrorists in Bandipora district.