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Indian troops fire at Kashmir protesters, 14 injured

Indian troops fire at Kashmir protesters, 14 injured

Aug  23, – However, local residents said the clashes erupted after troops fired tear gas indiscriminately to intimidate villagers while moving through the villages. They said the agitated villagers objected and retaliated with rocks, and the troops responded by firing live ammunition and shotgun pellets. Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir fired bullets and shotgun pellets […]

August 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Killing of 2 civilians triggers protests in Indian Kashmir

Killing of 2 civilians triggers protests in Indian Kashmir

Aug  03, – Police and witnesses said the protesters defied the security restrictions to demand an end to Indian rule in the disputed region. Tens of thousands of people rallied in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday to protest the overnight killings of two civilians by government forces amid a nearly monthlong security lockdown. At least six […]

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Indian troops kill 3 rebels in Kashmir fighting

Indian troops kill 3 rebels in Kashmir fighting

Sep 02, – Indian paramilitary officer O.S. Charak says the fighting began early Tuesday after troops received intelligence about the presence of militants in southern Rajpora village. Officials say Indian government forces have killed three suspected rebels in a gunbattle in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. There was no immediate statement from any of […]

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India says Pakistani troops attacked border posts

India says Pakistani troops attacked border posts

Oct 21, – India on Wednesday accused Pakistani troops of firing guns and mortars on at least 50 Indian border posts overnight in disputed Kashmir, calling it the most serious cease-fire violation between the nuclear-armed neighbors in a decade. The attacks began Tuesday night in southern Kashmir after India’s home minister visited the region to […]

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