Zakoora and Tengpora massacre
|Human rights abuses
in Jammu and Kashmir
The Zukoora And Tengpora Massacre was the killing of protesters calling for the implementation of a United Nations resolution regarding a plebiscite in Kashmir at Zakoora Crossing and Tengpora Bypass Road in Srinagar on 1 March 1990, in which 33 people were killed and 47 injured. It led Amnesty International to issue an appeal for urgent action on Kashmir. The police charged a number of soldiers with murder and attempted murder, but the charges were later dropped in favour of an internal army investigation.
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