Martyr Cop Leaves Behind Young Widow, Two Minor Siblings

KUPWARA

Hundreds of people today afternoon participated in the funeral prayers of Abdul Rashid Head Constable who was killed in a gunfight with militants in Puwlama district in southern Kashmir on Monday that left four Army men, three militants, cop and a civilian dead.

Rashid is survived by his two minor daughters, Hafsa Rashid, 6, Mehroz Rashid, 10-months-old, wife Tasleema Begum, 27, and an unemployed brother who lives along his family over the years now.

He has also two more brothers who are settled with their respective families, while as the parents including mother and father of slain have expired already, said a close relative of slain cop.