Indian troops martyr 94,877 Kashmiris since Jan 1989


ISLAMABAD, Dec 10 (INP): Indian troops, in their unabated acts of state terrorism have martyred 94,877 innocent Kashmiris including 7,099 in custody since January 1989 till date.

A report released by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service on the occasion of the World Human Rights Day, today, revealed that these killings rendered 22,862 women widowed and 107,674 children orphaned.

It said that Indian troops and police subjected at least 8,000 people to custodial disappearance in the period.

The report said that after the extrajudicial killing of youth leader, Burhan Wani on July 8, 2016, over 169 civilians have been killed and more than 20,626 injured so far due to the firing of bullets, pellets and teargas shells by Indian police and troops on peaceful protesters.

Meanwhile, Hurriyet leaders in their separate statements have appealed to the United Nations and other human rights organizations to send their teams to monitor the worst situation human rights in occupied Kashmir.