Latest Kashmir News

Pakistani listed by UN as terrorist denies links to al-Qaida

Jan. 19, 2023 12:38 PM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani man named by the United Nations as a global terrorist in connection to the Mumbai attacks released a video Thursday, denying any al-Qaida or Islamic State group links. He did not, however, make any mention of the 2008 terrorist attacks in India that killed 166 people....

Police: 2 kids among 6 people die in Kashmir village attack

Jan. 02, 2023 08:39 AM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Two children were killed and five other civilians wounded in a blast in a village in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday, a day after assailants sprayed bullets toward a row of homes, leaving at least four dead, police said. The blast occurred near one of the...

Indian police say 4 suspected rebels killed in Kashmir

Dec. 28, 2022 02:56 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir said government forces killed four suspected militants in a gunbattle on Wednesday. A top police officer, Mukesh Singh, said troops intercepted a truck in the outskirts of Jammu city early Wednesday following its “unusual...

Violent protests after 2 civilians fatally shot in Kashmir

Dec. 16, 2022 11:03 AM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Violent protests erupted Friday in a town in Indian-controlled Kashmir after two civilians were killed and another wounded in what the Indian army called a “firing incident by unidentified terrorists.” But locals in southern Rajouri district said the men were shot by...

Israeli filmmaker comments on Kashmir film stoke controversy

Nov. 29, 2022 05:36 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Israel’s envoy to India on Tuesday denounced a filmmaker from his country after he called a blockbuster Bollywood film on disputed Kashmir a “propaganda” and “vulgar movie” at a film festival, stoking a debate about recent history that fuels the ongoing conflict. ...

3 Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir avalanche

Nov. 19, 2022 02:24 AM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — An avalanche in Kashmir has killed three Indian soldiers along the heavily militarized Himalayan frontier between India and Pakistan, the Indian military said Saturday. A slide of snow hit the northwestern Machil sector in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Friday...

AP PHOTOS: Farmers in Kashmir try growing saffron indoors

Nov. 03, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — As climate change impacts the production of prized saffron in Indian-controlled Kashmir, scientists are shifting to a largely new technique for growing one of the world’s most expensive spices in the Himalayan region: indoor cultivation. Results in...

Climate Migration: Nomads move to towns in warming Ladakh

Nov. 01, 2022 23:32 PM EDT

KHARNAK, India (AP) — For decades, Konchok Dorjey grazed the world’s finest cashmere-producing goats in the arid, treeless Kharnak village in India’s Ladakh region, a high mountainous cold desert that borders China and Pakistan. But a decade ago, the 45-year-old nomad gave up his pastoral...