Young Man Killed in New Anti-India Protests in Kashmir

August 24, 2016 10:10 AM

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Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir say government forces have fired shotguns and tear gas to break up fierce new protests demanding an end to Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region, killing a young man and wounding dozens of others.

Police said the clashes erupted Wednesday after troops tried to stop thousands of people who defied a curfew in southern Pulwama town.

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