SRINAGAR: Dozens injured, four martyred in occupied Kashmir on Friday, as Indian forces once again opened nondiscriminatory firing in Anantnag district
The Indian troops opened fire on a house during a cordon and search operation in Srigufwara area of the district, Kashmir Media service reported.
The firing resulted in the killing of the owner of the house Muhammad Yousuf Rather and critically injuring his wife Hafeeza Begum.
The troops also martyred three youth and destroyed a house during the operation. Earlier, an Indian policeman was killed and two troops were injured in an attack in the same area.
The injured were shifted to sub-district hospital Bijbehara for treat
The first UN report on human rights in Indian-occupied Kashmir focuses mainly on serious violations in the region from July 2016 to April 2018.
Activists estimate that up to 145 civilians were martyred by security forces and up to 20 civilians martyred by armed groups in the same period, it said.