Islamabad- Indian troops martyred nine Kashmiris, during the last month of February.

According to data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service today, of those martyred one civilian was killed in police custody.

The killings rendered two women widowed and four children orphaned. During the period, 93 people were injured, when Indian troops and police personnel resorted to brute force on peaceful protesters while, 178 persons including Hurriyet leaders and activists were arrested. The troops also destroyed three residential houses in the month.