Srinagar, June 20, 2016 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, the authorities have admitted that 143 Kashmiris were killed by Indian troops during past one year.
The acknowledgement was made by puppet Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in a written reply to a question in the so-called Kashmir Assembly.
She said that about 800 persons were also arrested in the 12-month period from January 15 last year. Mehbooba Mufti who also holds the home ministry said 47 Indian troops were also killed during the same period.
She claimed that majority of the slain people included militants.
She said the Islamabad, Pulwama, Kulgam and Shopian districts accounted for the highest number of militants attacks, resulting in the death of 54 persons including 12 Indian troops and 34 militants.
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