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Press Club of India condemns killing of 'Rising Kashmir' editor Bukhari

New Delhi, June 14 (UNI) Press Club of India on Thursday strongly condemned the killing of Shujaat Bukhari, Editor of Rising Kashmir, by a group of terrorists in Srinagar.
Expressing shock at the "mindless terror attack" that claimed the life of Shujaat Bukhari in the holy month of Ramzan, the Press Club in a statement deeply mourned Bukhari's death and extended its condolences to the bereaved family in this hour of crisis.
Bukhari had started his career as a young reporter with 'Kashmir Times' and moved to 'The Hindu' as its Kashmir correspondent in the 90s where his in-depth, analytical and objective reporting from the Valley got him recognition on the national and international level.
Later, he established his own English daily Rising Kashmir.
"Press Club of India has time and again underlined the threat to the lives of journalists working under difficult and challenging circumstances and demanded protection for them.. Reports said that Mr. Bukhari's two personal security guards also sustained injuries in the terror attack," the statement said.
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