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More Hindus Killed in Kashmir

on 2001/7/29 9:48:02 ( 1362 reads )


DODA, INDIA, July 22, 2001: Police in Indian-administered Kashmir say that at least 15 Hindus have been killed by suspected Islamic militants in the remote district of Doda. The massacre on Sunday came a day after at least 13 people were killed when militants attacked Hindu pilgrims in Kashmir. The pilgrimage - which sees up to 100,000 Hindus trekking to the Amarnath shrine 14,000 feet up in the Himalayan mountains - was immediately suspended but has since been allowed to resume. Details about Sunday's attack in Doda are still sketchy as the area can only be reached after a 15-hour trek through the mountains.

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