Srinagar: In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their continued acts of state agression killed 21 Kashmiris including 2 children during the last month of August.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, of those martyred 1 youth was killed in a fake encounter. These killings rendered 1 woman widowed and 3 children orphaned.

During the month, 339 people were critically injured when Indian police and paramilitary personnel used brute force against peaceful demonstrators in the occupied territory, while 393 civilians including Hurriyet leaders and activists were arrested. The troops and police personnel also molested 2 women and destroyed 4 houses in the month.