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Pellet Guns

‘Cause Indiscriminate and Excessive Injury’: HRW Wants Pellet Guns Banned in Kashmir

The use of shotguns has resulted in "shocking, grievous injuries of protesters and bystanders", the NGO said in a statement. New Delhi: After severe injuries were...

Death, Injury, and Trauma: Life of Children in Conflict

Many children from Kashmir have also been left maimed for life; hundreds have been left blinded after being hit by pellet shot-guns. Srinagar: The picture...

In Kashmir, hundreds of pellet gun victims face a hazy future

Study by Srinagar’s Government Medical College on 380 pellet injury patients showed many of them diagnosed with depressive disorders. Memories haunt Zuhaib Maqbool, 32, a...

LOSING SIGHT IN KASHMIR: THE IMPACT OF PELLET-FIRING SHOTGUNS

Pellet-firing shotguns, which have been responsible for blinding, killing and traumatizing hundreds of people in Kashmir, must be immediately banned, Amnesty International India reiterated...

India: Police fire shotgun pellets at journalists in Kashmir, injuring four

ORGANISATIONRSF_enReporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir to investigate the behaviour of police who deliberately fired shotgun pellets at photojournalist,...

Indian pellet guns in Kashmir kill, blind and enrage

Doctors are fighting to save the right eye of Hiba Jan, the 20-month-old who has become an emblem of India's devastating and highly contentious...

Besides Blindness, Mental Health Issues Plague Pellet Victims in Kashmir

Students, in particular, developed psychological disorders and were the most affected victims according to a study conducted by the Institute of Mental Health and...

Kashmir protests erupt after alleged cover-up of death in custody

Indian police accused of killing shopkeeper and then staging it as an accident. Police in the Indian state of Kashmir have been accused of killing a young...

India: Stop Using Pellet-Firing Shotguns in Kashmir

(New York) – The Indian authorities should prohibit security forces in Jammu and Kashmir from using shotguns firing metal pellets to disperse crowds, Human Rights Watch said today....