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Four killed in rebel attack in Indian Kashmir

Militants Sunday killed two policemen guarding the home of a pro-India politician in Indian Kashmir in the first such attack in the restive region since national elections got underway, police said. Two rebels sprayed the home of a National Conference politician with bullets in the town of Khrew, 25 kilometers (15 miles) south of the main city of Srinagar. The attack sparked a gunbattle that also left both militants dead, police said.

Six die in Indian Kashmir militant strike

Three suspected rebels disguised in army uniforms hijacked a taxi in Indian Kashmir on Friday and killed three people before being shot dead by security forces, police said. The attack was the deadliest in months by suspected militants fighting Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan territory and came just ahead of India's general elections in which Kashmiris are slated to vote. The rebels seized the shared passenger taxi early Friday morning near the international border with Pakistan in the south of the scenic territory, police said.

Indian army kills 3 militants in Indian controlled Kashmir

Indian army kills 3 militants in Indian controlled Kashmir SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- Three militants were killed in a fierce 15-hour-long gunfight with contingents of Indian army and police on Tuesday in Indian- controlled Kashmir, police said.

Militants kill seven in attack on Indian Kashmir base

Militants disguised as soldiers killed seven people in an attack on a police base in Indian Kashmir Thursday, days before long-awaited talks between the leaders of India and Pakistan, police said. The militants, all wearing army fatigues, lobbed grenades and opened fire at the Hiranagar police station, around 200 kilometres (126 miles) from the main city of Srinagar, an officer in the police control room said. "We can confirm that five policemen and two civilians have been killed in the attack," the officer told AFP.

Militants kill seven in attack on Indian Kashmir base

A gang of militants disguised as soldiers killed seven people in an early morning attack on a police base in Indian Kashmir on Thursday, police said. The militants, all wearing army fatigues, lobbed grenades and opened fire at the Hiranagar police station, some 200 kilometres (126 miles) from the main city of Srinagar, an officer in the police control room said. "We can confirm that five policemen and two civilians have been killed in the attack," the officer told AFP. pbz/abh/co/sls

Indian army says it killed 12 militants in Kashmir

The Indian army said Friday it had killed 12 suspected militants in Kashmir in a forested area along the de facto border that divides the territory between India and Pakistan. Five rebels were killed during a fierce gun battle with the army on Thursday in Hafrada forests, 100 kilometres (60 miles) from Srinagar, the main city of Indian Kashmir. "The operation was launched on specific intelligence about the presence of a group of terrorists," an officer told AFP, asking not to be named.

Militants kill four Indian police in Kashmir ambush

Kashmiri militants killed four Indian police Friday in an ambush on a patrol near the town of Sopore in Indian-administered Kashmir, a senior officer said. "Four of our policemen got killed in the ambush by militants," Superintendent Imtiyaz Hussain told AFP. pzb-co/jms

ATC summons investigator in Mumbai attacks trial

Anti-terrorism court conducting the trial of seven men charged with involvement in the Mumbai attacks Saturday issued summons to a senior investigator even as six prosecution witnesses failed to appear before the judge.Judge Chaudhry Habib-ur-Rehman, who is conducting the trial behind closed doors at Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi for security reasons, issued the summons for Altaf Hussain, a Karachi-based Additional Director of the Federal Investigation Agency.Prosecutors described Hussain as an “important witness” in the case against the seven accused, including Lashkar-e-Taiba c

26/11: court issues summon to 6 for selling boat

Anti-terrorism court conducting the trial of seven men charged with involvement in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks on Saturday issued summons to six witnesses for selling a boat and other equipment to the accused.Judge Chaudhry Habib-ur-Rehman, who is conducting the trial behind closed doors at Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi for security reasons, issued the summons to Hamza Bin Tariq, Muhammad Ali, Mohammad Saifullah, Umer Draz, Saqib Iqbal and Atiq Ahmed, prosecutors said.“The accused had bought the boat, an engine and related equipment from these private witnesses,” chief prosecutor Ch

Indian police arrest militant planning 'suicide attacks'

Indian police said on Friday they had arrested an Islamist militant who was allegedly planning to carry out "suicide attacks" in New Delhi after travelling to India from Pakistan via Nepal. S.N. Srivastava, who heads an anti-terrorism unit, identified the suspect as Syed Liaqat Shah from Indian-administered Kashmir who had come from Pakistan to Nepal on a Pakistani passport. "He was instructed to recruit people, choose targets and organise suicide attacks in New Delhi," Srivastava told a news conference in the Indian capital.
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