Slain J&K scribe Shujaat Bukhari laid to rest in Baramulla, Kashmir

  1. Slain J&K scribe Shujaat Bukhari laid to rest in Baramulla, Kashmir  Times of India
  2. Kashmiri Journalist Shujaat Bukhari, a Voice for Peace, Is Killed  New York Times
  3. Gunmen kill newspaper editor Shujaat Bukhari, two security guards in Kashmir  Reuters
  4. Will Shujaat Bukhari’s assassination finally force India to wake up?  Washington Post
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India, Pakistan clash on Kashmir border ends brief truce

India, Pakistan clash on Kashmir border ends brief truceIndia and Pakistan exchanged fire across the Kashmir border on Sunday, officials said, killing two guards and ending a days-old agreement to honour a ceasefire in the disputed region. Seven civilians were also injured at Aknoor, near the contested territory’s border with Pakistan, in a barrage that claimed the lives of two Indian border officers. India’s Border Security Force said its troops returned fire after Pakistani border rangers in Sialkot fired into Kashmir without provocation in the early hours of Sunday.


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Indian Kashmir shutdown to protest Modi visit

Indian Kashmir shutdown to protest Modi visitIndian Kashmir came to a virtual standstill Saturday as separatist groups called for a shutdown to protest a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Muslim-majority region gripped by deadly new tensions and clashes with rival Pakistan. Shops shut and streets in the main city, Srinagar, were empty except for police and paramilitary patrols as authorities imposed maximum security for Modi’s one-day visit. Authorities cut mobile internet services in the region and ordered a curfew in parts of Srinagar.


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