Monday, September 10, 2012


Srinagar Sep 10 (Only Kashmir): Today the death anniversary of renowned photojournalist of Kashmir-Mushtaq Ali is observed throughout the Valley. Mushtaq Ali, a photographer for Agence France-Press and a camera operator for Asian News International, was killed when a letter bomb addressed to Yusuf Jameel, Srinagar correspondent for the BBC and Reuters, exploded in his hands on September 7. Ali opened the package, which had been delivered to Jameel's office by an unidentified woman wearing a black burqa, while Jameel was on the phone. The explosion severed Ali's left hand, disfigured his face, and severely injured his right hand and abdomen. He died three days later on 10th September, 1995.
On the occasion of Mushtaq Ali’s death anniversary Jammu and Kashmir Young Journalists Association (JKYJA) in strong words has expressed solidarity with the family of Mushtaq Ali and prayed for the peace of departed soul.
In this connection a meeting held at head office of JKYJA presided by Ajaz Ahmad War, President JKYJA paid glowing tributes to Mushtaq Ali for his professional excellence and lauded his great sacrifice.
Ajaz Ahmad War added ”Mushtaq Ali  was a man of marvelous caliber and personality who added creative dimensions to the field of journalism in Kashmir and we with great sorrow and tears in our eyes pay glowing tributes to Mushtaq Ali”.
The meeting was attended by all the important functionaries of the JKYJA.(KMW News)
Only Kashmir also pays rich tributes to Journalist Mushtaq Ali.


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