Latest Kashmir News

Pakistan says Indian fire in Kashmir kills soldier

Jul. 21, 2019 7:49 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan says 'unprovoked' Indian fire across the Line of Control in disputed Kashmir has killed a soldier and wounded four civilians. An army statement Sunday says Indian troops opened fire the previous night and that Pakistan responded. It says the wounded include two young girls and a...

Pakistan reopens its airspace to commercial flights by India

Jul. 16, 2019 3:21 AM EDT

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan has reopened its airspace for all commercial traffic following months of restrictions imposed after a standoff with India over the disputed Kashmir region earlier this year. The Civil Aviation Authority says the airspace is fully open as of Tuesday for all flights —...

Pakistan says 22 missing in flash floods in Kashmir

Jul. 15, 2019 2:49 PM EDT

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Heavy rains triggered flash floods in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir, leaving at least 22 people missing and feared dead, Pakistan's minister for disaster management in the disputed territory said Monday. Ahmed Raza Qadri said the flooding late Sunday also caused a great deal of...

Pakistan says explosion in Kashmir kills 5 soldiers

Jul. 3, 2019 12:54 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — An explosion killed five of Pakistani soldiers and wounded one near the heavily militarized border with neighboring India in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, Pakistan's military said on Wednesday. India and Pakistan have fought several wars over the control of Kashmir, which both...

Hindu pilgrimage begins amid high security in Kashmir

Jul. 2, 2019 10:00 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Thousands of Hindu pilgrims began the arduous trek to an icy Himalayan cave in disputed Kashmir on Monday, with tens of thousands of Indian government forces guarding roads and mountain passes. The pilgrims, many of them barefooted ascetics, chanted hymns and rang bells as they...

Bus crashes into gorge in India's Kashmir, killing 35

Jul. 1, 2019 4:18 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — An overcrowded minibus crashed into a gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday, killing at least 35 people and injuring 17 others, officials said. The bus plunged off the Himalayan mountain road as its driver negotiated a curve and rolled down into a 150-meter (500-foot) -deep...

Officials say a minibus has crashed into a gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least 31 people and injuring 7

Jul. 1, 2019 12:47 AM EDT
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Officials say a minibus has crashed into a gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least 31 people and injuring 7.

11 students killed when bus falls into gorge in Kashmir

Jun. 27, 2019 8:43 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A minibus carrying students to a picnic fell into a gorge along a Himalayan road in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday, killing at least 11 and injuring seven others, officials said. The bus slipped off the road as its driver negotiated a curve near southern Shopian town, said...

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 2 killed

Jun. 18, 2019 7:42 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Two Indian soldiers were killed in a car bombing that targeted an armored vehicle in disputed Kashmir, officials said Tuesday. Two other Indian soldiers and three rebels died in separate clashes. The car bomb late Monday struck the army vehicle as it passed through the southern...

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 8 injured

Jun. 17, 2019 1:37 PM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A car bombing targeted an armored vehicle belonging to the Indian army in disputed Kashmir late Monday, wounding at least six soldiers and two civilians, officials said. Separately, an army officer and a suspected rebel were killed in a gunbattle. The Indian army said the attack was...