Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Bandipora leader, Sheikh Waseem Bari, his brother Omar Bari and their father Bashir Ahmed were shot dead by the unidentified gunmen outside their residence in Muslimabad area of Bandipora district this evening.
The residence of Bari’s is located just opposite to Bandipora Police Station. He had been shifted to hospital for treatment.Hospital sources also confirmed that all three were declared as brought dead on their arrival.
The family had component of 8 security people but unfortunately none of them was kept along at the time of incident as the house and shop are together and the PSOs were allowed to sit on first floor said IG Kashmir.
Wasim was known to be a brave nationalist Kashmiri.