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Kashmir man crushed by paramilitary force vehicle during Friday protests

Kashmir man crushed by paramilitary force vehicle during Friday protests

Neighborhood residents say the armored vehicle drove wildly into a crowd of anti-India protesters in Kashmir’s largest city, slamming into a half-dozen people and crushing one man beneath its wheels, injuring him critically. Officials say that’s nonsense, and that the vehicle was surrounded by a crowd of angry young men, some of whom fell beneath […]

June 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
4 civilians killed in anti-India protests in Kashmir

4 civilians killed in anti-India protests in Kashmir

Aug 16, – A police official, speaking on customary condition of anonymity, said that government troops fired live ammunition and used pellet guns to control the stone throwing and slogan chanting crowds in Aripanthan village, west of the area’s main city Srinagar. Four people have been killed in troubled Indian-controlled Kashmir, and at least 15 […]

August 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Kashmir seethes as 25 killed in clashes with Indian forces

Kashmir seethes as 25 killed in clashes with Indian forces

July 11, – Paramilitary troops and police in riot gear patrolled villages and towns in the Himalayan region. Most shops were shuttered, businesses were closed, and cellphone and mobile internet services were suspended in parts of the region. But crowds ignored the clampdown and clashed with government troops in parts of the main city of […]

July 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suspected rebels kill 8 Indian soldiers in ambush in Kashmir

Suspected rebels kill 8 Indian soldiers in ambush in Kashmir

Jun 25, – Two of the attackers were killed by soldiers who returned fire, said K.K. Sharma, a paramilitary force officer. The ambush occurred on the outskirts of Srinagar, the main city in Indian Kashmir. Suspected rebels killed at least eight Indian paramilitary soldiers and wounded another 20 in a highway ambush Saturday that was […]

June 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
India fears more militants as US quits Afghanistan

India fears more militants as US quits Afghanistan

Nov 09, – India is bracing for more militancy in the battle-scarred region of Kashmir, believing that fighters now focused on resisting U.S.-led troops in Afghanistan will shift toward the Himalayan flashpoint with Pakistan. Some say increased violence recently along India’s heavily militarized border with Pakistan proves that shift is already underway. As a result, […]

November 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
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 […]

October 23, 2013 | By | Reply More