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Militants shoot dead SPO, his wife & daughter in
J&K's Pulwama district
Militants shot dead a special police officer, his wife and daughter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama
district, officials said on Monday.
Militants shot dead a special police officer, his wife and daughter
in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said on
Monday. The ultras barged into the house of SPO Fayaz Ahmad
at Hariparigam in Awantipora area at around 11 pm on Sunday
and opened fire on the family, the officials said. The injured were
rushed to a hospital where the SPO succumbed. His wife Raja
Begum and daughter Rafia also died later on.
Security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search
operation to track down the assailants but no arrests have been
made so far, the officials said on Monday. Militants have intensified
attacks on cops and security forces. While an inspector and a
constable were killed in Nowgam and Eidgah areas of Srinagar
last week, a civilian died in a grenade attack on security forces at
Barbarshah in the heart of the city.