Militants stage Kashmir attacks as Modi gives annual address

August 15, 2016 6:34 AM

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NEW DELHI Two armed militants attacked a police station in Indian-ruled Kashmir on Monday, police said, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his annual Independence Day speech in the national capital, New Delhi.

The gunmen were unable to take control of the police station in the old city of Srinagar, the summer capital of India's northernmost state of Jammu & Kashmir, but did wound six police reservists in the attack.

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