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Firing in Pulwama: Terrorists kill J&K ex-SPO, wife, daughter at home

  • They barged into Fayaz Ahmad’s residence and started firing indiscriminately, leaving him dead on the spot; his wife and daughter died later

Pulwama: A former special police officer (SPO) of Jammu & Kashmir police was shot dead by terrorists at his home in Pulwama district in South Kashmir, according to Kashmir police. The wife and daughter of the former SPO, Fayaz Ahmad, received gunshot injuries in the indiscriminate firing by the militants. Ahmad’s wife and daughter succumbed to their injuries later.

“#Terrorists barged into the house of SPO Fayaz Ahmad of Hariparigam Awantipora and fired #indiscriminately. In this #terror incident, he along with his wife and daughter received #critical gunshot injuries. Fayaz Ahmad #succumbed to his injuries. Area cordoned off. Search going on,” the Kashmir Zone Police had tweeted late on Sunday.

Not the first

This is just the latest in a string of such incidents in the recent past. Last Tuesday, a Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officer Parvez Ahmad was shot dead by terrorists when he was on his way to the mosque to offer evening prayers. The incident took place in Nowgam area on the outskirts of Srinagar.

A day later, a shopkeeper in Srinagar was killed in a firing by a gunman inside his shop.

Earlier this month, terrorists shot dead BJP councillor Rakesh Pandita when he was visiting his friend. The latter’s daughter, too, was injured in the firing.


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