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Indian army blocks infiltration by Pakistan militants

Srinagar - The Indian army on Tuesday blocked an attempt by suspected Pakistani militants to cross into Indian-administered Kashmir, a spokesman said, days after a deadly raid on a military base in the territory.

Indian, Pakistani troops exchange fire in Kashmir

Srinagar - Gun battles raged on the disputed border between India and Pakistan in Kashmir Tuesday, two days after a deadly raid on an Indian army base that New Delhi blamed on Pakistan-based militants.

Modi vows to punish those behind Indian Kashmir base attack

New Delhi - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed to punish those responsible for Sunday's "despicable" and "cowardly" attack on an army base in Indian-administered Kashmir that left 17 soldiers dead. "We strongly condemn the cowardly terror attack in Uri.

India blames Pakistan militants for Kashmir attack which killed 17

Srinagar - Gunmen hurling grenades killed 17 soldiers in a raid on an army base in Indian Kashmir Sunday, with India blaming Pakistan-based militants for the worst such attack in the disputed region for over a decade.

Five dead in strife-torn Indian Kashmir

Srinagar - A police officer and four militants were killed in separate incidents Sunday in Indian administered-Kashmir as hundreds of residents clashed with security forces in the region hit by weeks of deadly unrest.

Two Indian soldiers among four killed near Kashmir border

Srinagar - Two soldiers and two suspected rebels were killed overnight in a gunbattle in Indian-administered Kashmir near the disputed territory's de facto border with Pakistan, the Indian army said Saturday.Colonel N. N.

Facebook accused of censoring posts on Indian Kashmir

Srinagar - Academics and activists accused Facebook Friday of censoring posts about Indian-administered Kashmir as a curfew in the region extended into its 14th day following unrest that has left 48 protesters dead.

Thousands of Pakistanis protest Indian Kashmir killings

Islamabad - Thousands of people marched in streets across Pakistan on Wednesday to protest violence in India-administered Kashmir, AFP journalists said, as the death toll from days of clashes between demonstrators and security forces rose to 45.

India police seize newspapers amid Kashmir unrest

Srinagar - Police seized tens of thousands of newspapers in Indian-controlled Kashmir early Saturday and detained printing press workers, ramping up an information blackout after a week of unrest left 39 dead, officials and media outlets said.

Two to a bed as Indian Kashmir hospital struggles amid unrest

Srinagar - Indian-administered Kashmir's main hospital struggled to treat hundreds of patients wounded in four days of clashes Tuesday, as medics warned that many could lose their eyesight from shotgun injuries.

Two to a bed as Indian Kashmir hospital struggles amid unrest

Srinagar - Indian-administered Kashmir's main hospital struggled to treat hundreds of patients wounded in four days of clashes Tuesday, as medics warned that many could lose their eyesight from shotgun injuries.

Two to a bed as Indian Kashmir hospital struggles amid unrest

Srinagar - Indian-administered Kashmir's main hospital struggled to treat hundreds of patients wounded in four days of clashes Tuesday, as medics warned that many could lose their eyesight from shotgun injuries.

Five more protesters killed in Indian Kashmir clashes

Srinagar - Five people including a teenage girl were killed in overnight clashes between protesters and government forces in Indian Kashmir after a popular rebel leader was shot dead, police said Monday, taking the toll to 23.

Toll hits 18 as police, protesters clash in Indian Kashmir

Srinagar - Protesters and government forces in Indian Kashmir clashed for a second day Sunday as anger over the death of an influential rebel leader boiled over, with 18 people killed in some of the worst civilian unrest to hit the region since 2010.

Eight killed in Indian Kashmir after rebel leader's death

Srinagar - Eight protesters were killed and more than 200 others injured in disputed Indian-administered Kashmir Saturday after thousands defied a curfew following the death of a top rebel commander, officials said.

In Kashmir, 'fearless mobs' help militants escape

- In a graveyard at his school in Indian Kashmir, principal Ghulam Ahmed Bhat stares sadly at a mound of freshly dug earth after another former pupil was killed in the region's conflict.

In Kashmir, 'fearless mobs' help militants escape

- In a graveyard at his school in Indian Kashmir, principal Ghulam Ahmed Bhat stares sadly at a mound of freshly dug earth after another former pupil was killed in the region's conflict.

In Kashmir, 'fearless mobs' help militants escape

- In a graveyard at his school in Indian Kashmir, principal Ghulam Ahmed Bhat stares sadly at a mound of freshly dug earth after another former pupil was killed in the region's conflict.

Five dead in 24-hour gunbattle in Indian Kashmir

Srinagar - A second soldier was killed Sunday in a continuing gunbattle between militants and troops and police in Indian Kashmir, taking the overall death toll in the day-long clashes to five.

Gunmen attack convoy in Indian Kashmir, two soldiers dead

Srinagar - Gunmen attacked a paramilitary convoy in restive Indian Kashmir Saturday, killing two soldiers before entering a government-run training institute with 100 people inside, police said, with firing still ongoing.

Seven killed in gun battle in Indian Kashmir

Srinagar - A fierce gun battle killed two soldiers and five suspected militants Saturday in Indian-administered Kashmir near the de facto border with Pakistan, army officials said.

Indian avalanche soldier dies three days after rescue

New Delhi - An Indian soldier, rescued nearly a week after being buried in eight metres (25 feet) of snow by a deadly Himalayan avalanche, died in hospital on Thursday of his injuries, the army said.

10 Indian soldiers feared dead in Himalayan avalanche: Army

Srinagar - The Indian army said Thursday there was little chance of finding alive any of the 10 soldiers buried in an avalanche at Siachen Glacier in the remote Himalayas, as the rescue effort continued.

10 Indian army soldiers missing in Himalayan avalanche

Srinagar - Rescuers searched Wednesday for 10 soldiers feared buried in an avalanche in India's remote Himalayas near the de facto border with Pakistan, an army spokesman said.

Indian Kashmir chief minister dies

Srinagar - Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, chief minister of India's restive Kashmir region and one of the country's best-known Muslim politicians, died on Thursday, an official said.

Attackers storm Indian army camp in Kashmir

Srinagar - Armed militants stormed an army camp in Indian-administered Kashmir Wednesday near the heavily militarised border that divides the disputed territory with Pakistan, police said.

Protester killed in Indian Kashmir after Modi visit

Srinagar - A protester was killed during clashes with government forces Saturday in Indian-administered Kashmir hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the disputed region, police said.

Top LeT militant Abu Qasim killed in Indian Kashmir: police

Srinagar - Security forces killed a top commander from Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in troubled Indian Kashmir on Thursday, striking a blow against the outlawed militant group, the region's police chief said.

Fear and despair in Kashmir as India-Pakistan talks falter

- India and Pakistan aborted rare talks this weekend under a cloud of recriminations, while on the front line of their festering conflict in Kashmir, villagers cowering from artillery in mud huts despair of ever seeing lasting peace.

India urges Pakistan against meeting separatists

New Delhi - India said Friday it has urged Pakistan against meeting Kashmiri separatist leaders ahead of rare weekend talks between the two countries' top security advisers in New Delhi, hiking tensions between the arch rivals.
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The latest surge in violence began in June when regular street battles between Kashmiri youths and t...
The latest surge in violence began in June when regular street battles between Kashmiri youths and the Indian security forces intensified. Hundreds of people were injured and more than 100 civilians killed. The Kashmir Valley has seen over 80 days of curfew since the end of June.
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Parveena Ahangar, chairperson of the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons, Kashmir.
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The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) office in Hyderpora, Srinagar, Kashmir.
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Anti-India sentiments have reached a feverish pitch in Kashmir Valley.
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Basharat lends a helping hand.
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The coach makes a point to his wards.
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