IOK: (Indian troops martyr 291 in 2017 in IOK)

ISLAMABAD: In Occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their unabated acts of state terrorism have martyred 291 innocent Kashmiris including six women and 18 youth during the year 2017.

According to a report of Kashmir Media Service, 22 of those martyred were killed in the custody of security forces.

The killings by the Indian troops rendered 31 women widowed and 73 children orphaned while 211 women were disgraced by uniform men during the year.

Indian paramilitary and police personnel during house raids, crackdowns, bullet, pellet and pellet guns firings and teargas shelling subjected 4,674 civilians to torture.

In the last month of December, the troops martyred 14 Kashmiris including two women.