Terrorists gun down SPO & wife, critically injure his daughter in Kashmir’s Awantipora

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Srinagar: In yet another gruesome act, terrorists tonight shot dead a Special Police Officer and his wife and critically wounded his daughter after barging into their house in Hariparigam area of Awantipora in Kashmir, police said.

The SPO was identified as Fayaz Ahmed, police said, adding the area has been cordoned off and searches launched to track down the killers.

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

In a quick update on the incident, the Kashmir Zone Police tweeted that Ahmad’s wife also succumbed to her injuries at hospital.

It said further details shall follow.