Indian troops martyr 33 Kashmiris in April: report


ISLAMABAD: Indian troops martyred thirty-three Kashmiris, including two young boys, in occupied Kashmir in the last month of April.

According to the data compiled by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, of those killed, one was killed in a fake encounter while killings rendered four women widowed and six children orphaned.

762 civilians were injured when Indian troops and police personnel resorted to brute force, bullets, pellets, PAVA and teargas shelling on protesters, while 248 Hurriyet leaders, activists, including Muhammad Yasin Malik, Syeda Aasiya Andrabi, Fehmeeda Sofi, Nasreena Ji, Siraj-ud-din Mir, Abdul Rashid Magloo, students and youth were arrested during the period.

Indian paramilitary personnel disgraced 13 women while 24 residential houses were destroyed, damaged and ransacked by the Indian forces during the month.