Srinagar: Three BJP workers were killed in a terrorist attack in Kulgam district of Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday. Terrorists have fired upon three BJP workers in a village called Y.K. PUra. The wounded persons were taken to a nearby hospital where they were declared ‘brought dead.’
The names of the BJP workers who were killed were provided by the police as Fida Hussain Tatoo, Umer Rashid Beigh and Umer Ramzan Hajam. Omar Abdullah, former chief minister and National Conference leader has condemned the attack. He said in a tweet, “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.”
Mehabooba Mufti has also tweeted saying, “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 government of India’s ill thought out policies.”
As it happens routinely, the police have increased the strength of the personnel in the affected village and cordoned off the area.