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Awantipora Attack: Daughter succumbs hours after parents’ death

Srinagar: 23-year-old woman who was injured along with her parents after firing by suspected militants at their residence in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama succumbed at a hospital in Srinagar, officials said on Monday.

Her parents- SPO Fayaz Ahmad (Father) and Raja Begum (Mother) were killed in the incident late last night. A senior police officer told news agency Global News Service that Rafiya (23) succumbed to the wounds at the tertiary care hospital here.

On Sunday night, suspected militants forced their entry into the house of Fayaz Ahmad (SPO) at Hariparigam area of Awantipora, and fired indiscriminately, injuring the trio.

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