Thousands Vote in Indian Kashmir Amid Boycott Call

November 25, 2014 9:38 AM

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Thousands of Kashmiris cast votes in state elections Tuesday despite a boycott call by Muslim separatist groups who reject India's sovereignty over the disputed Himalayan region.

Voter turnout was moderate on a morning with cold temperatures and overcast skies. Paramilitary soldiers and police officers patrolled near polling stations.

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