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16 Civilians Killed In Kashmir Valley Since The Clampdown & Communication Blockade: Reports

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In Jammu and Kashmir, Indian security forces martyred a total of sixteen innocent Kashmiri people, including a young boy and a woman, during the last month according to reports in Pakistan media and KMS.

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According to the data issued by Kashmir Media Service, the killing rendered a woman widow and three children orphan. During the period, four hundred and sixty-seven people were injured in the firing of bullets, pellets and teargas shells on protesters by Indian troops.

As many as eleven thousand one hundred and thirty-five people including Hurriyet leaders, Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Kashmir Bar Association President Mian Qayoom, activists and youth were arrested. Fourteen women were disgraced and thirty-one residential houses were damaged by the troops.

The curfew and communication blackout continued across the Kashmir valley and five districts of Jammu region on the 28th consecutive day, In Indian occupied Kashmir on Sunday.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the Kashmir valley remains cut off from the rest of the world since August 05 due to continued blockade and suspension of internet, mobile and landline services and closure of TV channels. Publication of local newspapers remains suspended.

Meanwhile, police has confirmed that more than 300 incidents of protests took place over the past three weeks, with Srinagar topping the list with over 160 such incidents reported from the area.

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Earlier, The United States said that it “very concerned by reports of detentions and the continued restrictions on the residents in Jammu and Kashmir,” the US State Department said on Thursday. “We urge respect for human rights, compliance with legal procedures, and inclusive dialogue with those affected,” according to a statement issued by the department.

“We welcome Prime Minister Modi’s statement that Jammu and Kashmir will soon return to a normal political status… We continue to support direct dialogue between India and Pakistan on Kashmir and other issues of concern,” the spokesperson added.

The US also called for all stakeholders to maintain peace. “We call on all parties to maintain peace and stability along the Line of Control,” the statement read.

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