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Indian troops, Kashmir militants engage in bloody gunfight

October 11, 2017 1:46 pm
Indian troops, Kashmir militants engage in bloody gunfight

Indian police officers stand guard near the site of a gunfight between suspected militants and Indian government forces in Srinagar, Kashmir, October 3, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Two Indian air force commandos and two suspected militants have been killed in a gun battle in the restive Indian-administered Kashmir region. The […]

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Pakistan slams US blacklisting of Kashmiri fighters

August 17, 2017 10:30 pm
Pakistan slams US blacklisting of Kashmiri fighters

Sayeed Salahuddin (C), senior leader of the Kashmiri militant group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, leaves after a rally to mark the first death anniversary of a young rebel leader Burhan Wani, who was killed by Indian troops last year, in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistani-controlled Kashmir, on July 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP) […]

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16 Hindu pilgrims die on way to shrine in India’s Kashmir

July 16, 2017 10:30 pm
16 Hindu pilgrims die on way to shrine in India’s Kashmir

Indian paramilitary troopers search bags of Hindu pilgrims at Pahalgam in Anantnag district, southeast of Srinagar, during the annual Hindu pilgrimage to the Amarnath shrine cave on July 11, 2017. (AFP photo) At least 16 pilgrims from India’s Hindu community have died while traveling on a bus to a shrine […]

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7 Hindus killed in crossfire between Kashmir militants, India troops

July 11, 2017 7:46 pm
7 Hindus killed in crossfire between Kashmir militants, India troops

Stone-throwing protesters clash with police in Srinagar, Kashmir, India May 17, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) At least seven Hindus have died in reported crossfire between Indian forces and suspected militants in New Delhi-controlled Kashmir amid tensions in the disputed Himalayan region. Police said on Monday that those killed were Hindu […]

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Indian troops kill 3 militants in Kashmir; 35 protesters wounded

July 4, 2017 2:53 pm
Indian troops kill 3 militants in Kashmir; 35 protesters wounded

Kashmiri villagers bring a resident injured by Indian security personnel to the main hospital in Srinagar on July 3, 2017. (Photo by AP) India’s forces have killed three militants in a fierce firefight in the New Delhi-controlled part of Kashmir, and injured dozens of civilians during a crackdown on the […]

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Pakistan defends groups fighting against Indian forces in Kashmir

June 27, 2017 10:30 pm
Pakistan defends groups fighting against Indian forces in Kashmir

Spokesman for Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry Nafees Zakaria speaks at a press conference in Islamabad on September 29, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Pakistan has defended separatist groups fighting against New Delhi’s forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry, in a statement issued on Tuesday, said the struggle by the separatist groups against the […]

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Indian security forces, protesters clash after Eid prayers in Kashmir

June 26, 2017 10:30 pm
Indian security forces, protesters clash after Eid prayers in Kashmir

Kashmiri protesters clash with Indian government forces after Eid al-Fitr prayers in downtown Srinagar on June 26, 2017. Indian security forces have used tear gas and pellet guns to disperse thousands of pro-independence demonstrators following Eid al-Fitr prayers in Kashmir. Violence erupted in the main city of Srinagar on Monday […]

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Indian troops says 4 suspected militants killed in Kashmir attack

June 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Indian troops says 4 suspected militants killed in Kashmir attack

An Indian soldier stands guard during a curfew in downtown Srinagar, Kashmir, on May 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Indian forces have killed four suspected militants in the Bandipora district of New Delhi-controlled Kashmir amid rising tensions in the disputed Himalayan region. Bhavesh Chaudhary, the spokesman for India’s Central Reserve […]

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Pakistan accuses Indian forces of ‘unprovoked’ shootings on Kashmir village

June 3, 2017 10:30 pm
Pakistan accuses Indian forces of ‘unprovoked’ shootings on Kashmir village

Indian army soldiers patrol after two Kashmiri rebels were killed during a gunfight in the Tral area south of Srinagar on May 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Pakistani and Indian troops have traded gunfire at the border dividing Kashmir between the two neighbors, wounding two villagers in the Islamabad-administered part […]

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India imposes curfew in Kashmir, locals defy ban

May 29, 2017 7:43 am
India imposes curfew in Kashmir, locals defy ban

Indian army soldiers patrol after two Kashmiri militants were killed during a gunfight, in the Tral area, south of Srinagar, Kashmir, May 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Indian authorities have imposed a curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir on the first day of the Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan. The lockdown […]

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India gives award to officer behind Kashmir ‘human shield’

May 23, 2017 9:24 am
India gives award to officer behind Kashmir ‘human shield’

An Indian officer accused of tying a man to a jeep and using him as a human shield in New Delhi-administered Kashmir has won a commendation from the army chief, prompting anger and criticism from rights activists. Last month, a video went viral on social media showing Farooq Ahmad Dar, […]

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Clashes along Kashmir border kill four

May 21, 2017 10:30 pm
Clashes along Kashmir border kill four

Indian army forces patrol during an operation against suspected militants south of Srinagar, Kashmir, May 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A gun battle between Indian soldiers and militants has claimed the lives of four people in Indian-controlled Kashmir. An Indian army spokesman said the fatalities had occurred during a military […]

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Firefight leaves three dead, several injured in Kashmir

March 5, 2017 7:21 pm
Firefight leaves three dead, several injured in Kashmir

Indian military forces take up positions near a building taken over by suspected militants during clashes south of Srinagar, Kashmir, February 20, 2016. (Photo by AFP) A police officer and two militants have been killed during a fierce gun battle at a southern village in the Indian-controlled Kashmir. The 15-hour […]

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Three Indian soldiers, one civilian killed in Kashmir

February 23, 2017 7:50 pm
Three Indian soldiers, one civilian killed in Kashmir

Three Indian soldiers and a woman have been killed in a suspected militant attack on a military convoy in Indian-controlled Kashmir. The troops were returning from a search operation on Thursday when unidentified armed men opened fire on their convoy in the region’s Shopian district, wounding six soldiers and killing a […]

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Pakistan pm slams India’s ‘repression’ on Kashmir Solidarity Day

February 5, 2017 8:00 pm
Pakistan pm slams India’s ‘repression’ on Kashmir Solidarity Day

Supporters of the Islamic charity organization Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) take part in a demonstration to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day in Peshawar, Pakistan February 5, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reiterated his condemnation of Indian “repression” in Indian-administered Himalayan region of Kashmir. Addressing a Kashmir conference held […]

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