India martyrs 13 in a single day in IOK

Tuesday – June 2, 2020
SRINAGAR (India): In Indian occupied Kashmir (IOK), Indian troops in their fresh acts of State terrorism, martyred 13 Kashmiri youth in a single day, Monday.

According to Kashmir Media Service (KMS), Indian troops martyred 10 youth during a violent military operation in Mendhar and other villages of Poonch district.

The operation was launched by Indian troops on May 28, 2020, in the areas of the district.

The Indian army officer told media men that searches were underway in the villages of Poonch district.

Earlier, Indian troops martyred three Kashmiri youth in Nawshehra area of Rajouri district, Monday.

The youth were killed by the troops during a violent military operation in Nawshehra area of the district.

However, an Indian army official while talking to media men claimed that the youth were militants who were killed during an encounter with the troops.

Meanwhile, Indian troops launched a massive cordon and search operation (CASO) in five villages of Mendhar area of Poonch district. 

An Indian army official confirmed that teams of army and police had cordoned the villages and “searches are going on in the area.”

In IOK, Indian troops in their continued acts of State terrorism martyred 21 Kashmiris including two young boys during the last month of May.

According to the data issued by the research section of KMS, Monday, 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 200 people were injured due to the use of brute force including the 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 CASOs 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.