ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) - In Indian-occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their unabated acts of state terrorism, martyred 95,471 innocent Kashmiris including 7,135 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 22,910 women widowed and 107,780 children orphaned.
The report said that the troops molested or disgraced 11,175 women and damaged 109,451 residential houses and other structures. It maintained that Indian troops and police subjected at least 8,000 people to custodial disappearance in the period.
The report revealed that thousands of young school boys and girls were also injured by the pellets fired by Indian troops while dozens including19-month-old Heeba Jan, Ulfat Hameed (17), Asif Ahmad Sheikh (10), Bilal Ahmad Butt (17), Insha Mushtaq, Aquib Zahoor (16), Tariq Ahmad Gojri (19) and Faizan Ashraf Tantray (19) were blinded
The report said 38 Kashmiris including two women and three young boys were martyred and of those seven were killed in fake encounter or custody during the last 128 days of lockdown by Indian troops in the territory. During the ongoing lockdown, 859 people were critically injured due to use of brute force, firing of bullets, pellets and teargas shells on peaceful demonstrators by Indian military, paramilitary and police personnel in the occupied territory.
The troops molested, abused and disgraced 39 women after barging into the residential houses in the period.