Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said he was deeply shocked, and Bukhari's death was a huge loss.
Journalist Shujaat Bukhari killing: Jammu and Kashmir police releases pictures of suspected attackers
Shujaat Bukhari and his two personal security officers were shot dead by terrorists outside the newspaper's office in the heart of Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital today.
The veteran journalist and his PSO were shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside the newspaper's office in Press Enclave near Lal Chowk in Srinagar today.
Shujaat Bukhari had vigorously defended his work on Twitter when some Delhi-based journalists accused him of doing "biased" reportage on Kashmir, and had posted the UN report on alleged human rights.