Pakistan condemns ‘barbaric’ killing of 3 Kashmiris in Indian army custody – World

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The Foreign Office (FO) on Sunday condemned the “barbaric” killing of three folks in the Indian army’s custody in held Kashmir, saying that the incident had uncovered the neighbouring nation’s “relentless state terrorism” in the occupied valley.

A day earlier, the Associated Press had reported that three Kashmiris had been tortured to dying whereas in Indian army custody. The report acknowledged that in line with locals and residents, the army had arrested “no less than eight civilians” for interrogation in the wake of an assault on two army autos in Poonch.

“Locals accused army personnel of torturing the three to dying in a close-by navy camp. The our bodies had been later handed to the native police who in flip contacted the households. Residents stated the our bodies bore marks of extreme torture,” the report acknowledged.

According to the households, the opposite 5 had been moved to an army hospital after they had been “severely tortured”.

The report added that videos purportedly exhibiting the “torture of detained civilians” unfold on-line hours after their detention and triggered “widespread anger”.

“Authorities lower off web companies on sensible units in Poonch and Rajouri on Saturday morning, a standard tactic to dispel doable protests and discourage dissemination of the movies,” the report stated.

In a press release issued in the present day, the FO stated that it strongly condemned the “barbaric custodial killing” of the three Kashmiris.

“The slain civilians had been tortured to dying at a camp of the Indian occupation army. A purported video clip of Indian personnel stripping three males and sprinkling chilli powder on them is viral on social media,” the FO stated.

“The incident, as soon as once more, exposes India’s relentless state terrorism in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). The perpetrators of these custodial killings should be held accountable,” it added.

“India’s brutal occupation is the foundation trigger of all main points in IIOJK. The Kashmiri folks should realise their inalienable proper to self-dedication, as enshrined in the related UN Security Council resolutions,” it stated.

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