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IIOJ&K: Suicide trend among Indian troops on the rise
November 24, 2020

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In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the realization of fighting a futile war against an entire population of the disputed territory has landed Indian forces’ personnel posted in IIOJK in a morale crisis.

A report released by Srinagar-based Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, said that the phenomenon of committing suicide among the troops shows an upward trend with 38 soldiers taking their life, this year so far, in IIOJK as against 16 in 2019.

As many as 481 Indian troops have committed suicide in the territory since January 2007.

Meanwhile, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir in a statement issued in Srinagar said, Indian state terrorism continues to take heavy toll on Kashmiris for the past over seven decades, particularly after the launch of present phase of robust freedom struggle in the territory in 1989.

On the other hand, posters have appeared at several districts in IIOJK, persuading people not to participate in the so-called upcoming District Development Council elections which are aimed at hoodwinking the world and furthering the occupation of the territory.