Losing Sight in Kashmir: The Impact of Pellet-Firing Shotguns

A weapon meant to be deployed for ‘crowd control’ has been responsible for blinding, killing and traumatizing people in Kashmir. Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have been using pump-action shotguns firing metal pellets in the Kashmir valley since at least 2010. These inherently inaccurate shotguns fire hundreds of metal pellets which spread over a wide area. … Continue reading Losing Sight in Kashmir: The Impact of Pellet-Firing Shotguns