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Kashmir violence: At least 20 killed in clashes

Security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir opened fire on villagers trying to stop the arrest of suspected armed separatists.

At least 20 civilians, rebels and soldiers have been killed in Indian-administered Kashmir during the deadliest anti-government protests and fighting so far this year.

The violence broke out simultaneously in several villages in the Shopian Hill District.

Al Jazeera’s Paul Chaderjian reports.