Bukhari was killed in a daring attack inside Srinagar’s high-security press area on June 14, while he was getting into his car.

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Police claim Naveed Jatt was involved in killing of prominent journalist Shujaat Bukhari in June.

Security forces inIndian-administeredKashmirclaim they have killed a senior fighter believed to be involved in the murder of a prominent Kashmiri journalist in June.

Naveed Jatt, the fighter who was killed after a gun battle, was a member of the Pakistan-based armed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) group, police said on Wednesday, adding that he was part of the group of assailants who killed journalist Shujaat Bukhari.READ MORE

Gunmen kill veteran journalist in Kashmir

Bukhari waskilled in a daring attackinside Srinagar’s high-security press area on June 14, while he was getting into his car.

Police said on Wednesday that Jatt and another fighter were killed after they were trapped by soldiers, paramilitary forces and a police forces surrounding the village of Chattergam in the central Kashmir valley.

LeT, the proscribed group India blames for the…

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