Bharatiya Janata Party leader shot dead in Kashmir along with his father and brother

Kashmir: Former BJP president of Bandipora district, Sheikh Waseem Bari, his father and his brother were on Wednesday shot dead by the unidentified gunmen outside their residence in Muslimabad area of Bandipora district. Reports said that Militants fired at Shiekh Waseem Bari, his father Bashir Ahmad and his brother Umar Shiekh when they were sitting at their shop adjacent to their home and opposite to the Bandipora Police Station.

All the three were shifted to a nearby health center where doctors declared them brought dead. The family had eight personal security guard but none were with them at the time of the incident. The guards are being arrested said the police. A police official said that the area is cordoned and a search operation launched. A case has been registered and further investigation is underway.