Lashkar-e-Taiba behind killing of three BJP leaders in J&K’s Kulgam: IG Kashmir

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Terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was behind the killing of three BJP workers in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, said Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar.

The Resistance Front (TRF), believed to be a shadow group of the LeT, has claimed responsibility for the killings.

Three BJP workers were on Thursday shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam area.

Fida Hussain Itoo (BJYM District Gen Secy Kulgam), Umer Rashid Beigh (BJYM District Executive Member Kulgam), Umer Hanan (BJYM District Gen Secy Kulgam) were the three BJP leaders killed in the attack.

The incident took place at Eidgah in Y K Pora village in Qazigund.

Terror groups have intensified attacks on the BJP politicians and workers from past few months.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the killing of three BJP workers and said they were bright youngsters doing excellent work there.

“I condemn the killing of 3 of our young Karyakartas. They were bright youngsters doing excellent work in J&K. My thoughts are with their families in this time of grief. May their souls rest in peace,” PM Modi tweeted.