Pall of Gloom Descends on Awantipora village As Cop, His Family Killed

Militants have intensified attacks on police and security forces recently. 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.
Pall of Gloom Descends on Awantipora village As Cop, His Family Killed
The killing of Special Police Officer (SPO) Fayaz Ahmad, his wife and their daughter has been condemned by the political parties in Jammu and Kashmir.Mir Wasim for Greater Kashmir
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Police said Fayaz Ahmed, his wife, Raja Begum, and 22-year-old daughter, Rafia, were in their house in Hariparigam in Awantipora area of South Kashmir when militants barged inside at 11 pm on Sunday and indiscriminately opened fire on them.
Police said Fayaz Ahmed, his wife, Raja Begum, and 22-year-old daughter, Rafia, were in their house in Hariparigam in Awantipora area of South Kashmir when militants barged inside at 11 pm on Sunday and indiscriminately opened fire on them. Mir Wasim for Greater Kashmir
Ahmad was declared dead on arrival at the hospital, while his wife passed away during the night and the daughter succumbed on Monday morning.
Ahmad was declared dead on arrival at the hospital, while his wife passed away during the night and the daughter succumbed on Monday morning.Mir Wasim for Greater Kashmir
Inspector General of Police (Kashmir range) Vijay Kumar said that two JeM militants, including a foreigner, were involved in the killing.
Inspector General of Police (Kashmir range) Vijay Kumar said that two JeM militants, including a foreigner, were involved in the killing.Mir Wasim for Greater Kashmir
The wife and daughter were injured in the incident when they made a desperate bid to save Ahmad, said the IGP.
The wife and daughter were injured in the incident when they made a desperate bid to save Ahmad, said the IGP.Mir Wasim for Greater Kashmir
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