Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday strongly condemned the killing of three BJP workers in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district. PM Modi said that the BJP workers 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," Modi said in a tweet. "My thoughts are with their families in this time of grief. May their souls rest in peace," he tweeted.
Prior to this, BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit also tweeted, "J&K BJP strongly condemned this barbaric terror attack on BJP Leaders Fida Hussain Itoo (BJYM District Gen Secy Kulgam), Umer Rashid Beigh (BJYM District Executive Member Kulgam), Umer Hanan (BJYM District Gen Secy Kulgam), those who are responsible for this will not be spared."
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. https://t.co/uSfsUP3n3W— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 29, 2020
Three BJP workers were shot dead by terrorists in Kulgam district, police said. The Resistance Front (TRF), believed to be a shadow group of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, has claimed responsibility for the killings.
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said that the perpetrators of violence are the enemies of humanity and such cowardly acts cannot be justified. Law shall take its course and the guilty shall be dealt with sternly, he added.
The Lt governor assured all the possible help from the government to the bereaved families. He also conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members and prayed for eternal peace to the departed souls.
(With inputs from PTI)