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Pulwama encounter: J&K cop leaves behind two children

Abdul Rashid is survived by his wife, daughters Hafsa (6), Mehrooz (10 months) and an unemployed brother, according to police.

Pulwama encounter: J&K cop leaves behind two children
At the wreath-laying ceremony in Srinagar. (AP Photo)

A J&K Police head constable was among the five security personnel killed in the Pulwama encounter on Monday.

A J&K police spokesperson said that Abdul Rashid, a resident of Tangdhar in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district, “attained martyrdom today while fighting terrorists” at Pulwama.

Abdul Rashid is survived by his wife, daughters Hafsa (6), Mehrooz (10 months) and an unemployed brother, according to police.

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On Monday evening, top civil and police officers, including K Vijay Kumar, the advisor to Governor, were in attendance as a wreath-laying ceremony was held at the District Police Lines (DPL) in Srinagar.

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