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Militants Will Pay ‘Heavy Price’ Over Deadly Kashmir Bombing, India

Protests calling for a full-blown military offensive against Pakistan erupted across India on Friday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned that terror groups would pay “a heavy price” after suspected militants killed at least 46 Indian troops in one of the deadliest attacks in volatile Kashmir. On Thursday, a suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militant rammed a […]Read More

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Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Hits North-West India

In December last year, India’s Meteorological Department reported that another 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck India’s north-eastern state of Meghalaya. A 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck India’s Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir valley on Tuesday, European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre reported. Full story: sputniknews.com Sputnik InternationalRead More

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Fierce clashes erupt in Indian-controlled Kashmir after Eid prayers

A series of violent clashes have erupted between protesters and security forces during Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of Sacrifice, celebrations in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Indian forces fired tear gas and pellet guns to disperse stone-throwing protesters after Eid prayers in Kashmir’s summer capital of Srinagar on Wednesday. Several protesters were reportedly injured as they clashed […]Read More

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10 People Killed in Clashes in Kashmir

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Indian troops and police raided homes they said “militants” were hiding in, killing 10 people, including pro-independence fighters and civilians, and setting off a gun battle and protests. Indian troops killed three pro-independence fighters during a gun battle Saturday in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, while police blamed “insurgents” for killing […]Read More

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India: 4 Killed in Kashmir Militant Attack

Security forces Tuesday gunned down three suspected suicide bombers with a Pakistan-based terror outfit who allegedly attacked the Border Security Force (BSF) headquarters near Indian Kashmir’s heavily militarized Srinagar airport, police said. A BSF official was killed and four soldiers were wounded in the attack in the insurgency-torn Himalayan region that was blamed on Pakistan-based […]Read More

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Indian Police Identify Group Showcasing IS Flags in Kashmir

Investigators in Indian-administered Kashmir have identified a fringe group they claim is responsible for bringing Islamic State flags into the funerals of suspected militants and anti-India demonstrations, a police leader said Tuesday. The unnamed group is striving to establish an Islamic caliphate in Kashmir and is led by Zakir Rashid Bhat, alias Zakir Musa, a […]Read More

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Indian, Pakistani troops exchange fire in disputed Kashmir

PanARMENIAN.Net – Indian and Pakistani troops were firing at each other in disputed Kashmir on Monday, October 3, as Indian troops searched the site of a gunbattle where an Indian paramilitary soldier was killed, the Associated Press reports. Lt. Col. Manish Mehta, an Indian army spokesman, said Pakistani troops fired without provocation using small arms […]Read More

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India Claims Strikes on ‘Terror Camps’ in Pakistani Kashmir

India’s claim of wiping out at least five “terror launch pads” in a pre-dawn strike in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir on Thursday could prompt a retaliatory military action, analysts warned, while ruling out the possibility of a full-blown war between the two sides. In a first of its kind military operation across the Line of Control (LoC), […]Read More