Srinagar: BJP Leader Sheikh Waseem Bari North Kashmir Bandipora District and his family members were attacked by terrorists.
BJP leader, his father, and brother who were injured in a militant attack in North Kashmir Bandipora district this evening succumbed to their injuries on way to Srinagar hospital.
Inspector general of police Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said that Bari,his father and brother received critical injuries in the gunfire opened by terrorists at his shop. All three were rushed to the hospital but were declared brought dead, Kumar said.
The incident took place despite Bari having eight personal security officers to guard him. None of them were present when the militants attacked, said Kumar. At the time of the incident, they were sitting on the first floor of Bari’s house, which is adjacent to the shop. All eight of them have been arrested, he added.
Police sealed the area to nab the attackers.