ISLAMABAD: Indian troops in their continued acts of state terrorism martyred 26 Kashmiris including one child during the outgoing month of March.
According to the data released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service on Sunday, out of 26 people, a school principal was killed in police custody at infamous Cargo Camp in Srinagar.
During the period, 251 people were critically injured when the troops used brute force on civilian protesters in different areas of the territory, while 148 persons were arrested in house raids and crackdown operations. The troops also damaged 51 residential houses during the month.
Hurriyat leaders Maulanal Abbas Ansari and Mir Shahid Saleem in their statements denounced arrest and harassment of Hurriyat leaders and activists at the hands of Indian forces.
Two motorcyclists were injured when Indian soldiers opened fire on them in Bandzoo area of Pulwama district. The injured motorcyclists were taken to Pulwama hospital where doctors referred them to SMHS Hospital in Srinagar.
Indian troops launched a cordon and search operation in Qazigund area of south Kashmir’s Islamabad district.
The operation was jointly launched by the Indian army, Special Operations Group and the Central Reserve Police Force in Panzath area of the district.
Six people were killed and one was critically injured when a vehicle plunged into a deep gorge at Ujhan-Dhandkote in Darhal area of Rajouri district, today.