Nine killed in Kashmir

Nine people, including five family members and three fighters, were killed in separate incidents in Kashmir overnight, said a police spokesman on Monday.

    Fresh violence in Kashmir claimed
    nine lives

    In the first attack fighters entered a house in Kashmir’s Rajouri district, west of winter capital Jammu and gunned down three children and their parents, said the spokesman.

    In the second attack three fighters and one special officer of the Kashmir police were killed, at Surankote in the border district of Poonch, 240 kilometres west of Jammu.

    More than 38,000 people have died in Kashmir since the eruption of fighting in 1989.


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