Srinagar: Eid-ul-Fitr, the Muslim holy festival turned into a mourning for the media fraternity of Kashmir after the killing of a senior journalist and Rising Kashmir editor-in-Chief, Shujaat Bukhari.
The festive look that wore in the commercial Hub Lal Chowk and Srinagar’s press enclave as well is missing from the media hub here as every journalist irrespective of his organization is in utter shock following the dastardly act on Thursday evening .
“The pain over RK editor’s killing can be witnessed on the face of every single journalist. Everybody is in utter shock. We still can’t believe that an asset of Kashmir is no more with us,” a journalist local journalist said.
Notably, veteran journalist and Rising Kashmir Editor-In-Chief Dr Shujaat Bukhari was Thursday evening shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside his office in the heart of Srinagar the summer capital.
The killing of a senior journalist was widely condemned.
Union Ministers, Chief Minister, opposition and other leaders condemned the killing of Shujaat Bukhari.
Besides, the netizens and Twitterities have also condemned the killing of Shujaat Bukhari, terming it ‘a big loss to Kashmir’.