SRINAGAR - Occupied Kashmir becomes world's heaviest militarised zone even more than Iraq, Afghanistan and Gaza, Media Report has revealed.
According to Australian journalist CJ Werleman, since 1989, the occupying forces in the valley have killed more than 7,000 Kashmiris in custody and tortured thousands. The troops have killed 95,000 Kashmiris with 10,000 missing.
He added, more than 80,000 children have been orphaned in the valley over the last few decades with these having lost either one or both their parents in the conflict.
Moreover, there are more than 6,000 unmarked and mass graves with most of them belonging to those believed to be missing and buried in the unmarked graves.
He added that there was one Indian soldier for every 10 Kashmiris making it one of the world’s heaviest militarized zone, even more than Iraq, Afghanistan and Gaza.
According to estimates, there are 900,000 deployed in the valley after the Indian government revoked the special status of the valley.