Srinagar: In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian forces have killed five hundred thousand Kashmiris, including over 250,000 in Jammu region, as the occupied territory completed 76 years of invasion by the Indian Army on this day in 1947.
A report released by Kashmir Media Service on 27th October, today, which is being observed as Black Day in IIOJK, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and wherever Kashmiris live in the world, said that more than 3.5 million Kashmiris were forced to migrate to Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan and other parts of the world since October 27, 1947.
Here is the data released by Research Section of Kashmir Media Service from January 1989 till October 27, 2023:
• Total Killings* — 96,262
• Custodial/Fake encounter Killings — 7,316
• Civilian Arrested — 168,567
• Structures/houses destroyed/damaged —110,504
• Women widowed —-22,963
• Children orphaned —-107,914
• Women gang-raped / Molested —11,259
The report as per research cell based in Srinagar said the number of actual Indian troops present in the occupied territory is 1,501,000. The research also gave a break-up of the Indian forces’ personnel, according to which the number of Indian Army soldiers is 750,000, number of paramilitary forces is 535,000, the number of police personnel is 130,000, Special Police Officers 35,000 and Village Defense Committees is 50,000. It makes a grand total of 1,501,000 in the territory.
Disclaimer: India killed 0.5m Kashmiris in occupied Kashmir in past 76 years: Report - Views expressed by writers in this section are their own and do not necessarily reflect Latheefarook.com point-of-view