Amnesty International urges ban on pellet shotguns in held Kashmir
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Amnesty International urges ban on pellet shotguns in held Kashmir

SRINAGAR: An international human rights group urged India on Wednesday to immediately ban the use of shotguns by government forces in suppressing protests against Indian rule in India-held Kashmir, saying pellets fired by the weapons have blinded and killed people indiscriminately.Amnesty International also criticised Indian authorities for failing to support those who have been injured and disabled by the weapons.“Authorities claim the pellet shotgun is not lethal, but the injuries and deaths caused by thi

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