Jammu-Kashmir: Former Bandipora BJP President Wasim Bari Killed By Terrorists

Wasim Bari, his father and brother were shot when they were sitting at their shop near their home.

Jessica David

July 9, 2020

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Former Bandipora President of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Wasim Bari, his father and brother, succumbed to their injuries after terrorists fired upon them on Wednesday (July 8). “Former Bandipora BJP President Wasim Bari, his father and brother, all three succumbed to their injuries,” said Jammu Kashmir Director-General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh. Terrorists fired at Wasim Bari outside his shop near Bandipora Police Station at around 9 p.m. “The family had a component of eight security people but unfortunately, none of them was kept along at the time of the incident,” Singh added.

In the firing, his brother Umar Sultan and father Bashir also got injured, sources said. BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav in a tweet extended condolences to the family. “Shocked and saddened by the killing of young BJP leader Wasim Bari and his brother by terrorists in Bandipora. Bari’s father who is also a senior leader was injured. This despite eight security commandos. Condolences to the family,” he tweeted.

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