At least 375 Kashmiris martyred by Indian forces in held Kashmir during 2018

600 residences torched by occupying forces, 35 minors also martyred


News Desk January 01, 2019
10 Kashmiri women, and 35 minors were also martyred as a result of the brutalities carried out by the Indian forces. PHOTO: FILE

At least 375 innocent Kashmiris were martyred as a result of Indian occupying force's brutality in Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK) in 2018, Express News reported on Tuesday.

According to a report by the Kashmir Media Service, 375 Kashmiris were killed in various 'search and cordon' operations, suppression of peaceful protests, tear gas usage and by the indiscriminate use of pellet guns.

Among those martyred, were at least 35 minors and 10 women as Indian forces continued their draconian crackdown against the people of the held valley.

Indian troops martyr two young men in Occupied Kashmir

The occupying forces carried our approximately 300 search operations in IoK, at least 21 Kashmiris were martyred while in custody, 34 women were widowed and 78 children were orphaned.

Indian troops martyr two young men in Occupied Kashmir

According to the report, more than 600 houses were burnt down in held Kashmir and 1,300 people were blinded as a result of Indian brutalities. Worshipers were also stopped from praying in mosques.

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