Hours after two explosions rocked the valley of J&K, a J&K Special Police officer, his wife and his daughter were killed by a JeM terrorists at Pulwama. The officer who was subjected to the ruthless killing was Special Police Officer Fayaz Ahmad. In the attack, his wife and daughter were severely injured and were rushed to hospital. The duo succumbed to the injury later.

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SPO Fayaz Ahmed who resided in the Hariparigam Tral area of the Pulwama district in South Kashmir was gunned down along with his family on Sunday. The late SPO, his wife and daughter were at home when suspected JeM militants forcefully entered into their home and launched a deadly assault on them with their guns. The incident was reported to have occurred at 11 PM on Sunday.


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SPO, Wife Succumbs to Death, Daughter Sent to Better Hospital

After the incident, all 3 of the family members were rushed to the local hospital. While SPO and his wife, Raja Begum, succumbed to their respective wounds, their daughter clung to the thread of life. She was shifted to a better hospital for a treatment, but on June 28, Monday, she too died.


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J&K Valley Stirred after Consequent Terrorism Activities

It should be noted that the incident transpired just hours after a technical area of the J&K Airport, which was under the control of the Indian Air Force, was attacked by 2 explosions with the help of drone. After the incident, the entire valley of J&K has been under alert and security forces have launched a search operation to track the assailants of the late SPO and his family.


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Assailants JeM Terrorists, One Foreigner

According to the local police, the attack was done by 2 Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeE) terrorists. Reportedly one of the attackers was a foreigner. According to Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, during this attack, SPO’s wife and his daughter tried to save him but couldn’t as they too were gunned down by the terrorists. “They fired indiscriminately on our SPO,” IG Vinay Kumar said. “His wife and daughter tried to save him, but they fired at them as well.”


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“Will soon identify & neutralise them”: Inspector General

After the incident, Vinay Kumar spoke to reporters where he was quoted saying-

“There is a movement of militants in this area. Two terrorists came last night, one of them from appearance seems to be an FT (foreign terrorist). We will soon identify and neutralise them.”

Later on, the morning of Monday, June 28, an ANI report said that the last rites of the SPO and his family were carried out.

“Act of cowardice”: L-G Manoj Sinha

After the attack, J&K L-G (Lieutenant Governor) Manoj Sinha took notice of the attack and said that the brutal assassination of the SPO and his family was an “act of cowardice”. He further assured that the “perpeterators of violence will be brought to justice very soon”.

“I pray they receive place in Jannat”: Omar Abdullah

Meanwhile, National Conference VP and former Chief Minister of J&K, Omar Abdullah, took to Twitter and wrote, “I unreservedly condemn the dastardly and cowardly militant attack on the J&K police SPO Fayaz Ahmed, his wife and his young daughter at their home last night. I pray they receive their place in Jannat and their loved ones find strength during this terrible time.”

Former Chief Minister of J&K and current PDP President Mehbooba Mufti also took to Twitter to condemn the attack. In her tweet, she wrote, “No words are strong enough to condemn the cowardly attack in Awantipora that claimed the lives of a JKP officer Fayaz Ahmad, his wife & daughter. May Allah Ta’aala grant them maghfirat & their loved ones the fortitude to bear this loss.”