Indian troops martyr 13 Kashmiris in a single day in Occupied Kashmir
SRINAGAR (KMS) – In Occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh acts of state terrorism, martyred 13 Kashmiris in a single day on Monday.
The Indian troops martyred 10 youths during a violent military operation in Mendhar and other villages of Poonch district.
The operation was launched by Indian troops on May 28 in the areas of the district. The Indian army officer told the media that searches were underway in the villages of Poonch district.
Earlier, Indian troops had martyred three Kashmiri youth in Nawshehra area of Rajouri district.
21 Kashmiris martyred in May
Indian troops martyred 21 Kashmiris, including two young boys, during the last month of May.
According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, of those martyred two were killed in a fake encounter while these killings rendered one woman widowed and two children orphaned.
During the period, at least two hundred (200) people were injured due to the use of brute force including firing of bullets, pellets and teargas shells by Indian troops and police personnel on mourners and peaceful protesters in the territory.
Indian police and paramilitary personnel arrested 146 people, mostly youth, and molested and disgraced 20 women during 565 cordon and search operations in different areas of the territory.
The troops along with police personnel also destroyed or damaged 801 residential houses and also looted them in the month.