Srinagar: A Special Police Officer (SPO), his wife and daughter were killed when unknown persons, suspected to be militants, fired upon them at their residence in Hariparigam Awantipora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama on Sunday night, officials said.
A senior police officer told GNS that militants forced entry into the residence of SPO namely Fayaz Ahmad and fired indiscriminately. In the incident, SPO along with his wife and daughter received serious bullet wounds. While Fayaz died on the spot, his wife Raja begum succumbed to the wounds at GMC Anantnag.
Hours after the attack, their daughter Rafiya also succumbed to the injuries taking death toll to three.