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51 killed, 9k injured in unrest after Burhan's killing:JK govt

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

The today said 51 people were killed and over 9,000 injured, including over 6,000 due to pellets, during the eight months- long unrest in after the killing of terrorist in 2016.

In a written reply to the question of a National Conference in the state Assembly, Mehbooba Mufti today said 51 people were killed in division from July 8, 2016 to February 27, 2017in the unrest.

She said 9,042 people were injured in firing of bullets, pellets, pava-shells and others during the period.

Of these, 6,221 were injured due to pellets, 368 due to bullets, four due to pava shells and 2,449 suffered other injuries, she said.

As many as 782 of which 510 were hospitalised, she said, adding that 5,197 cases of pellet were treated at district hospitals and the rest were referred to super speciality hospitals.

The highest number of deaths--16--took place in district followed by 13 in district, 7 in Pulwama and 5 in Kupwara, Mufti added.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 14:05 IST