India: Civilians are not legitimate targets

'Civilians are not legitimate targets. All parties to the conflict in Kashmir must respect international humanitarian standards and spare civilian lives,' the organisation said.

Most of the victims were Hindu Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and Children's rights. The identity of the attackers is unknown and no group has yet claimed responsiblity for the attack. The attackers reportedly wore robes of Hindu sadhus (holy men) and threw hand grenades at local residents before opening fire at them. The attackers escaped after firing into surrounding woods.

Amnesty International called for an immediate investigation into the killing; 'There must be a serious attempt to find the perpetrators of these grave human rights abuses, and to bring them to justice in fair trials.'

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