ISLAMABAD  - More than 60 new unmarked graves have been discovered in Srinagar and Badgam districts.

Jammu and Kashmir Voice of Victims, a non-political organisation, releasing its report in Srinagar said that these unmarked graves had been identified in the areas of Nowgam, Wanabal, Shankerpora, Kenihama Chokpora, Kanipora Chokpora, Wagoora, Pahroo, Humhama, Barzulla and Chanapora, Kashmir Media Service Reported.

The report added that enforced disappeared persons were killed by the personnel of Indian armed forces and buried in these graves. The Voice of Victims in its report demanded international human rights organisations to pressure India for immediate DNA tests of those buried in these unmarked graves.

Noted human rights activist and Programme Coordinator of the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons, Khurram Parvez appreciated the report.

The latest disclosure is an addition to the thousands of unmarked graves exposed in the occupied territory, so far.

The veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Geelani and an APHC spokesman in their separate statements while expressing concern over the new discovery of unmarked graves urged the international human rights organisations to take cognizance of the matter.

They said that such violations of human rights would continue to take place till presence of last Indian troop in Held Kashmir.

The veteran leader denounced India and its puppet regime in the occupied territory for not releasing the illegally detained Hurriyat leader, Musarrat Aalam Butt, despite court orders.

On the other hand, Indian Supreme Court has issued a notice to the authorities on a petition filed by Musarrat Aalam Butt, seeking his immediate release.

A contractor was kidnapped and later killed by unidentified gunmen in Pulwama on Saturday.