In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, terrorists barged into the house of Special Police Officer (SPO) of J&K Police, Fayaz Ahmad late last night at around 11 PM at village Hariparigam Tral of Awantipora area in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district and fired indiscriminately on the family.
In the terror incident, SPO, his wife and daughter received critical gunshot injuries.
The police confirmed that SPO Fayaz Ahmad attained martyrdom while his wife and daughter also succumbed to their grievous injuries in the hospital.
Security forces have already cordoned off the whole area and launched a massive manhunt to nab the assailants.
Meanwhile, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has strongly condemned the brutal terrorist attack on SPO Fayaz Ahmad and his family. He said that this is an act of cowardice and perpetrators of violence will be brought to justice very soon.