BJP Activist Abducted, Killed In Pulwama

SRINAGAR — A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activist was abducted and killed by suspected militants in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said on Wednesday.

The bullet-riddled body of BJP activist who was abducted by militants Tuesday evening was recovered from Litter village Pulwama district on Wednesday.

A police officer also confirmed that the body of the man was recovered and identified the deceased as Shabir Ahmad Bhat.

Bhat, who hails from Pathan village of Pulwama, was abducted by the suspected militants on Tuesday evening when he was on way to home.

Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Kashmir condemned the killing of Shabir Ahmad Bhat.

“Pained to learn about the brutal murder of our Constituency President & IT Social Media Incharge Pulwama Shabir Ahmed Bhat in Pulwama,” said a party spokesman, in a statement.

Meanwhile , while expressing anguish at the killing ofBJP Activist , party president Amit Shah said “extremists cannot stop the valley’s youths from choosing a better future and that the cycle of violence will not last long.”

“Bhat’s sacrifice will not go in vain and the BJP stands firmly with his family,”Shah said in tweet while offering his condolences.

“Anguished to learn about the killing of BJP karyakarta, Shabir Ahmad Bhat by terrorists in Pulwama (J&K). This act of cowardice is highly condemnable. Extremists cannot stop the youth of Kashmir from choosing a better future for themselves. This cycle of violence won’t last long,” he said.




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