Women's rugby: India backs young Kashmiri players

Girls' rugby sevens in Kashmir is one of a range of sports the Indian government is promoting to try and engage with young people. The Indian-administered state has endured a nearly 30-year-long, often violent campaign for independence.

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    Girls' rugby sevens in Kashmir is one of a range of sports the Indian government is promoting to try and engage with young people.

    The Indian-administered state has endured a nearly 30-year campaign for independence that has often been violent. Its young population has never known peace.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from Srinagar.


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