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More troops killed in Kashmir stand-off

Another three soldiers have been killed in a stand-off with militants near Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir, military officials say. Two other soldiers and a civilian were killed in violence on Saturday. The stand-off began when up to four attackers ambushed a military convoy before taking refuge in a training institute. A new exchange of gunfire began on Sunday morning as ...

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India Kashmir leader dies aged 79

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed: India Kashmir leader dead 7 January 2016 From the section India Image copyright AP Image caption Mr Sayed was also India’s first Muslim home minister India’s Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has died after a brief illness, aged 79. Mr Sayeed, who was admitted to a hospital in Delhi two weeks ago, was suffering from a ...

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Separatists protest in Kashmir against Narendra Modi visit

Updated October 23, 2014 11:38 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Indian paramilitary soldiers stand guard as Kashmiri women walk on a street in Srinagar, India, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Shops and businesses were closed in Kashmir as separatists protested a visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Credit: AP / Mukhtar Khan) Travel deals SRINAGAR, India – Shops and businesses were ...

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