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2006-04-30 23:14:43

JAMMU, India (Reuters) - Suspected Islamic militants shot dead at least 22 Hindus in a village in Indian-administered Kashmir on Monday, officials said. "We have a report of a massacre in which 22 people have been killed. The details are awaited," Vijay Bakaya, Kashmir's top bureaucrat, told Reuters. Police said all the dead were Hindus. Five people, among an unspecified number of wounded, were in critical condition, they said. The militants struck the remote village in...

2006-04-30 22:37:52

JAMMU, India (Reuters) - Suspected Islamic militants shot dead at least 22 Hindus in a village in Indian-administered Kashmir on Monday, officials said.

2006-04-28 14:59:28

By Simon Cameron-Moore ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The United States put two Pakistani charities on its terrorist list on Friday, saying they were fronts for Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), one of the most feared Islamist militant groups fighting Indian rule in Kashmir. The State Department announced that it was freezing assets in the United States belonging to Jamaat ud-Dawa and one of its affiliates, Idara Khidmat-e-Khalq. Jamaat ud-Dawa has been prominent in providing relief after an earthquake...

2006-04-27 04:23:14

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - At least eight tourists were among 14 people wounded on Thursday when suspected Islamist militants threw a grenade on a road in a tourist resort in Indian Kashmir, police said. "The explosion created panic among the tourists. Many were crying," one police officer told Reuters by telephone from the scene of the blast. It was not known if any foreigners were among the injured, he added. No militant group has claimed responsibility for the blast which took...

2006-04-25 07:52:38

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - At least 23 people, including eight schoolchildren, were wounded in Indian Kashmir on Tuesday as suspected Islamist militants stepped up violence in the disputed region, police said. The children were among 15 people wounded when a grenade exploded at a crowded bus station in Tral town, south of Srinagar, summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir state. "After the explosion, I saw a six-year-old child writhing and covered in blood. I brought him to the...

2006-04-15 21:11:25

By Sheikh Mushtaq KAMAN POST, India (Reuters) - Abdul Qadir ignored militant threats more than a year ago and queued for a permit to board an historic bus service that promised to reunite families in divided Kashmir. But 13 months later, the 52-year-old shopkeeper is still waiting for the paperwork to be processed. "The launch of the bus had given us hope we never had, but I don't think I can make this trip now," Qadir, whose brother lives in Pakistani Kashmir, told Reuters at his...

2006-04-14 11:17:25

By Sheikh Mushtaq SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - A series of grenade attacks by suspected Muslim militants killed five people, including two women, in Indian Kashmir's main city on Friday and wounded 40, police said. Three militant groups -- Jamiat-ul-Mujahideen, al-Mansoorain and Jaish-e-Mohammad -- claimed responsibility for the attacks, in Srinagar, the Current News Service, a local news agency said. "At least seven explosions rocked the Srinagar city. Though the target was...

2006-04-14 06:48:19

By Sheikh Mushtaq SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - A series of grenade attacks by suspected Muslim militants killed five people, including two women, in Indian Kashmir's main city on Friday and wounded 20, police said. Three militant groups -- Jamiat-ul-Mujahideen, al-Mansoorain and Jaish-e-Mohammad -- claimed responsibility for the attacks, in Srinagar, the Current News Service, a local news agency said. Police said the attacks were aimed at security patrols, although the five people...

2006-04-14 04:03:44

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Three people were killed and 17 wounded on Friday in five grenade attacks in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, police said. No militant group has claimed responsibility for the explosions, which police said were aimed at security patrols. "Militants lobbed five grenades spreading panic in the city," a police official told Reuters. The main road in a busy market near Kashmir's famous Dal Lake, where one of the grenades exploded, was splattered...

2006-04-08 07:58:50

By Abu Arqam Naqash MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Six months after a devastating earthquake hit northern Pakistan, many survivors are returning to their native land but with an uncertain future. More than 73,000 people died and about three million became homeless in the 7.6 magnitude earthquake that hit Pakistani Kashmir and adjoining North West Frontier Province on October 8. A big relief effort, helped by an unusually warm winter, prevented a second wave of death among the...


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