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Three militants killed in Jammu, Kashmir

NEW DELHI, March 12 (KUNA) — Indian military sources said Monday that three local militants were killed in a face-off with security forces in Anantnag district of north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Indo Asian News Agency reported, quoting army sources, that the security forces launched an operation …

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Kashmir shuts after Indian troops kill 4 civilians, 1 rebel

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir were under curfew and businesses and schools were shut Monday to contain anti-India protests that spilled into the streets overnight after soldiers killed four civilians and a rebel. Militants fired at a checkpoint in southern Shopian area Sunday night and a shootout …

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Curfew, strikes in Kashmir after top militant’s death

Thousands of Indian police and troops enforced a lockdown Wednesday in parts of Kashmir, fearing violent reprisals a day after a top militant commander and two civilians were killed in clashes in the disputed Himalayan territory. Residents in the old quarters of Srinagar, the main city in Indian-administered Kashmir, were …

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Indian forces kill top Kashmir commander – Property law challenged

SRINAGAR, India, Aug 1, (Agencies): Indian forces killed a top militant commander in Kashmir on Tuesday, triggering clashes in which one protester was killed and dozens injured. Abu Dujana, a senior fighter from the Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba, was killed during a raid near Srinagar in the disputed Indian-held territory …

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Army firing kills Kashmir man – Anti-India strike held

SRINAGAR, India, July 22, (AP): Indian soldiers fired at worshippers outside a mosque in disputed Kashmir on Friday, killing one man and wounding another after some threw rocks, police and residents said. Police said soldiers on patrol were pelted with rocks near the main mosque in Beerwah town, where worshippers …

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Crash kills 16 pilgrims in India

SRINAGAR, India, July 16, (AFP): At least 16 Hindu pilgrims were killed and many more injured Sunday in a bus crash in northern India, police said, just days after gunmen shot dead eight worshippers making the same holy visit. The bus plunged into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir, the …

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7 Hindu pilgrims killed in Indian Kashmir

NEW DELHI, July 11, (Agencies): Seven Hindu pilgrims, most of them women, were killed in a gunbattle that erupted in Indian Kashmir on Monday following two militant attacks on police, stoking outrage and protests nationwide. The pilgrims were on their way back from the Amarnath shrine deep in the Himalayas …

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Militants storm army camp in Indian Kashmir, kill two

SRINAGAR, India, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Militants attacked an army base near the Indian city of Jammu on Tuesday, killing two security personnel before taking positions inside the complex, officials said. Up to four gunmen attacked the large base in Nagrota just before dawn, a senior army official said. One …

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Joint India-China military exercise in Kashmir

NEW DELHI, Oct 19 (KUNA) — Indian security forces on Wednesday announced that India and China military forces have carried out a joint army exercise in the eastern region of Ladakh in the disputed Jammu and Kashmir. The move comes amid efforts from both the sides to improve bilateral ties …

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