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In occupied Kashmir, most victims of Pellet guns suffer visual impairment of various degrees: Study
March 26, 2019

A latest study has revealed that 59.3 percent of the pellet guns victims in occupied Kashmir, suffer visual impairment of various degrees among them 36.7 percent end up with severe blindness.

The study at Government Medical College Srinagar, has lent scientific support to the fears about lethality of the metallic pellet shotguns widely used by Indian troops in Kashmir against protesters.

The study included 664 patients out of the 1066, who were admitted to Hospitals in Srinagar between July 2016 and January 2018, with eye injuries suffered due to pellet shotguns.