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10 Kashmiris martyred by Indian troops in one month

Anum RizwanWeb Editor

01st Nov, 2019. 11:53 am
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In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their unabated acts of state terrorism martyred 10 Kashmiris during the last month of October.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, of those martyred one youth was killed by the troops in a fake encounter.

During the month, 57 people were critically injured due to the firing of bullets, pellets and teargas shells on peaceful demonstrators by Indian military, paramilitary and police personnel in the occupied territory. At least 67 civilians, mostly youth and political activists, were arrested.

The troops molested, abused or disgraced 30 women after barging into the residential houses and damaged three houses during cordon and search operations in the month.

The occupation authorities also did not allow people to offer Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid, Dastigeer Sahib and other big mosques in Srinagar and other parts of the territory since August 5.

It is also worth mentioning here that around a dozen non-Kashmiris labourers and drivers were killed by Indian secret agencies in the territory during the month.

Meanwhile, unknown persons set ablaze two passenger vehicles one of which belonging to a local BJP leader in Bonigam area of Kulgam district. Indian troops sealed the area and launched a search operation.

On the other hand, India has officially split occupied state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories.

The mountainous region of Ladakh, previously a part of the state, has been separated and turned into another standalone territory from October 31, 2019.

Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh, Two Union Territories

Modi-led government has announced to repeal the special status of occupied Kashmir and divide it into two union territories, Jammu and Kashmir and, Ladakh, which will directly be governed by Delhi.

Indian Administrative Service Officers, Girish Chandra Murmu and Radha Krishna Mathur, have been appointed the new Lieutenant Governors for the UTs of J&K and Ladakh respectively.

89th day of military siege in Indian Occupied Kashmir

The people of the valley continue to down their shutters, shun schools and offices en masse as part of a silent protest against the Indian occupation and its Aug 5 illegal decision of repealing special status of occupied Kashmir and dividing it into two union territories. Public transport also remains off the roads as part of this protest.

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