Two foreign terrorists of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror outfit carried out the attack in which three persons, including a special police officer (SPO), his wife and daughter were martyred/killed respectively, J&K Police said on Monday.
Vijay Kumar, Inspector General of Police (Kashmir) told reporters that two JeM terrorists carried out the attack in the Hariparigam village of Awantipora area. Special Police Officer (SPO) Fayaz Ahmad, his wife Raja Begum and daughter Rafiqa, 23, were the deceased.
“Targeting family members is a barbaric act and only cowards can do it “, IGP said.
He visited the home of the martyred SPO on Monday to express condolences.