15 die as protests roil Indian Kashmir after rebel’s death

July 10, 2016 10:07 AM

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15 die as protests roil Indian Kashmir after rebel’s death

SRINAGAR, India — The death toll in Kashmir rose to 15 Sunday as clashes between Indian troops and protesters continued despite a curfew imposed in the disputed Himalayan region to suppress anti-India violence following the killing of a popular rebel commander.

Six civilians who had been injured after Indian troops fired on rock-throwing protesters died overnight while a man was killed on Sunday as hundreds of people defied the curfew and clashed with troops in southern Pulwama town, a police official said on condition of anonymity becasue he wasn’t author...

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