Awantipora attack: Girl succumbs hours after parents' death

As per police, the trio was shot at by militants inside their house last night.
Awantipora attack: Girl succumbs hours after parents' death
People at the funeral prayer of SPO Fayaz Ahmad and his wife Raja Begum in Hariparigam Awantipora in south Kashmir's Pulwama. Mir Wasim/GK

Srinagar, June 28: A 23 -year-old girl who was injured along with her parents after shot at by suspected militants at their residence in Hariparigam, Awantipora in south Kashmir's Pulwama succumbed at a hospital here, officials said on Monday.

Rafiya and her parents- SPO Fayaz Ahmad and Raja Begum were shot at by militants late last night by militants, who as per police barged into their house.

The trio was removed to nearby health facility where Fayaz was declared dead on arrival as per officials.

The mother-daughter duo were referred to GMC Anantnag where Raja Begum succumbed to her wounds, they said.

News agency GNS quoting a senior police officer reported that Rafiya too succumbed to the wounds at a tertiary care hospital.

Police have already registered a case and started further investigation into the incident.

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