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Indian forces moving towards protesters in Kashmir's Shopian district. (Photo: Kamran Yousuf/ Newsclick) One civilian killed, over 80 injured in police crackdown on protests in Kashmir

Residents came out on to the streets against cordon and search operations by the Indian security forces. The police and the army used live fire, shotguns and pellet guns against the civilian protesters

Nissar Ul Haq Showered with pellets, four photojournalists injured in Kashmir

Journalists covering the Kashmir conflict continue to face the brunt of state violence

Baby Hiba Pellet injury Pellet shotguns continue blinding minors in Kashmir

In the recent spree of violence in Kashmir, following the killing of six militants and a 14-year-old girl on November 26, the security forces partially blinded an infant girl.    

60 protesters injured after police kill two militants in Kashmir

As many as six civilians are believed to have had their eyesight damaged after they were injured by pellet shotguns