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SRINAGAR, India | Tensions rising after Kashmir attack as gunbattle kills 9

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Tensions escalated after a suicide attack in disputed Kashmir, with nine people killed Monday in a gunbattle that broke out as Indian soldiers searched for militants. Government forces surrounded a village in the southern Pulwama area on a tip that militants were hiding there, security officials said. As troops began conducting … Continue reading SRINAGAR, India | Tensions rising after Kashmir attack as gunbattle kills 9

SRINAGAR, India | Death toll in deadliest car bombing in Kashmir climbs to 41

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Security officials say the death toll from a car bombing in Indian-controlled Kashmir has climbed to 41 after rebels fighting against Indian rule struck a paramilitary convoy in the single deadliest attack in the divided region’s volatile history. India’s paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force spokesman Sanjay Sharma said Friday that at … Continue reading SRINAGAR, India | Death toll in deadliest car bombing in Kashmir climbs to 41

SRINAGAR, India | Indian troops enforce lockdown to foil Kashmir public march

SRINAGAR, India — Armed soldiers and police have fanned out across much of Indian-controlled Kashmir and are enforcing a security lockdown to foil a public march separatists have called from heading to India’s military headquarters in the disputed region. Government forces Monday patrolled streets in the region’s main city of Srinagar and sealed off all … Continue reading SRINAGAR, India | Indian troops enforce lockdown to foil Kashmir public march

SRINAGAR, India | Fatal fight sets off anti-India protests, clashes in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India — Police say at least two rebels, a police official and a civilian were killed during a gunbattle in disputed Kashmir, triggering anti-India protests and clashes in which several people have been injured. Police say government forces raided a cluster of homes on a tip that rebels were hiding in the southern Srigufwara … Continue reading SRINAGAR, India | Fatal fight sets off anti-India protests, clashes in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India  | 9 dead as India, Pakistan trade fire along Kashmir border

SRINAGAR, India  — Eight civilians, including a husband and wife and four members of another family, were killed when Indian and Pakistani soldiers fired at border posts and villages along the highly militarized frontier in disputed Kashmir, officials said Friday. An Indian soldier was also killed in the fighting. The cross-border firing and shelling began … Continue reading SRINAGAR, India  | 9 dead as India, Pakistan trade fire along Kashmir border

SRINAGAR, India | Indian forces fire on Kashmir protesters, killing at least 5

SRINAGAR, India — Government forces opened fire on protesters Sunday in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing five people and wounding dozens more who had been trying to reach the site of gunbattle in which soldiers killed five rebels. Hundreds of villagers, shouting slogans eulogizing militants and demanding an end to Indian rule over the disputed region, threw … Continue reading SRINAGAR, India | Indian forces fire on Kashmir protesters, killing at least 5

SRINAGAR, India | 5 Kashmir rebels, civilian killed during anti-India clashes

SRINAGAR, India — Government forces killed five rebels in fighting in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Sunday, police said, as the second day of anti-India protests left a civilian dead and scores of people injured. Hundreds of villagers threw rocks at Indian troops in a bid to help rebels who were trapped in a civilian home in … Continue reading SRINAGAR, India | 5 Kashmir rebels, civilian killed during anti-India clashes

SRINAGAR, India | Anti-India clashes, fighting rage in Kashmir; many injured

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police and residents say scores of people have been injured during intense clashes in Indian-controlled Kashmir while government forces battle a group of rebels in a village. Hundreds of villagers threw rocks at Indian troops on Sunday in a bid to help rebels who are trapped in a civilian home in … Continue reading SRINAGAR, India | Anti-India clashes, fighting rage in Kashmir; many injured

SRINAGAR, India | Indian-held Kashmir erupts in deadly violence, killing 7

SRINAGAR, India — Indian troops killed three suspected rebels during a gunbattle Saturday in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, while police blamed insurgents for killing three other men during a day of violence and protests in the disputed region. Counterinsurgency police and paramilitary soldiers staged a morning raid on a cluster of homes in … Continue reading SRINAGAR, India | Indian-held Kashmir erupts in deadly violence, killing 7

SRINAGAR, India | Deadly violence continues in Indian-held Kashmir, 7 killed

SRINAGAR, India — Indian troops killed three suspected rebels during a gunbattle Saturday in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said, while police blamed insurgents for killing three other men in the disputed region. Counterinsurgency police and paramilitary soldiers raided a cluster of homes in a densely populated neighborhood of Srinagar after getting a … Continue reading SRINAGAR, India | Deadly violence continues in Indian-held Kashmir, 7 killed