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Doctors operate on child who became emblem of India’s use of pellet guns in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Doctors have removed a metal shard from the eye of a toddler shot in India Occupied Kashmir, whose horrific injuries became symbolic of India's devastating use of pellet-firing shotguns in the valley. Surgeons who operated on Hiba Jan said it was too early to know if the 20-month-old girl would ever use her eye again after being shot with a pump-action gun that discharges high-velocity fragments. The girl's parents said they were shot at while trying to escape from clouds of tear gas during clashes between…