Wounded Kashmiris Blocked from Medical Help During Clashes: Rights Group

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, Dec 6 – Indian security forces in Kashmir blocked medical care for injured protesters by firing on ambulances, holding up emergency vehicles and preying on hospital patients during clashes in the restive region this year, a health rights group said on Tuesday. At least 80 civilians were killed and more

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At Least 19 Killed in Latest India-Pakistan Border Firing

By Fayaz Bukhari and Abu Arqam Maqash SRINAGAR, India/MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan, Nov 1  –  India and Pakistan on Tuesday tallied at least 19 deaths in recent firing across their disputed border in Kashmir, where the nuclear-armed neighbors are engaging in increasingly intense artillery duels. Tension over the Himalayan region has run high since a September cross-border

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Three Indian Police Shot Dead in Kashmir Summer Capital

By Fayaz Bukhari SRINAGAR, India, May 23 – Three Indian policemen were shot dead at point-blank range on Monday in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir state, in the first such attacks in almost three years, a senior police officer said. The attacks followed a weekend shootout in north Kashmir in which five militants

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