Srinagar: Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) has expressed shock over the sudden demise of a young reporter Javid Ahmad. Ahmad was associated with the daily ‘Rising Kashmir’.
“The incident is not only tragic and shocking for the family of the young journalist but the entire media fraternity in Kashmir is pained at his sudden demise”, KEG said in a condolence message.
KEG has expressed solidarity with the family members of the young journalist saying the editors body shares their pain and agony equally.
According to reports Javed suffered a massive heart attack near Hyderbeigh Pattan while travelling to Srinagar from Baramulla in the morning. Though he was shifted to a nearby trauma hospital but he was declared as brought dead.
Javed Ahmad hails from Watergam area of Rafiabad and had recently got married as well.
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