BJP leader, his father and brother shot dead near police station at Kashmir's Bandipora

Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbagh Singh said that militants opened fire on BJP district president Wasim Ahmad Bari outside his shop at around 9 pm

Press Trust of India July 08, 2020 23:54:01 IST
BJP leader, his father and brother shot dead near police station at Kashmir's Bandipora

Srinagar: A BJP leader, his father and brother were shot dead by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district Wednesday night, DGP Dilbagh Singh.

Militants opened fire on Wasim Ahmad Bari, BJP district president, outside his shop near police station Bandipora at around 9 pm, he said.

Singh said Bari''s brother Umar and father Bashir Ahmad were injured in the firing.

They were taken to the Bandipora district hospital where they succumbed to injuries, he said.

Senior police officials of the district have reached the spot, a police official said, adding further details are awaited.

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