J&K cop, wife killed by terrorists in Pulwama

A special police officer (SPO) and two of his family members were killed by unidentified terrorists in Hariparigam Tral area of Pulwama district in South Kashmir on Sunday.

The terrorists barged into the house of SPO Fayaz Ahmad and fired indiscriminately at him. His wife and daughter received critical gunshot injuries in the firing. All three were rushed to the hospital where Fayaz Ahmad and his wife succumbed to their injuries. Their daughter is critically injured and has been shifted to a hospital in Srinagar.

The area has been cordoned off and the police is searching for the assailants.

On Tuesday, another police officer Parvaiz Ahmad Dar was shot at by two unidentified terrorists when he was going to offer prayers in Srinagar’s Menganwaji Nowgam area. He succumbed to his injuries later at a local hospital.

Last month, another cop, Javaid Ahmad, was shot at by terrorists near his residence in Srinagar. He was rushed to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Reports India Today


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