Latest Kashmir News

Kashmir avalanche kills 2 Polish skiers; 21 people rescued

Feb. 01, 2023 09:23 AM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Two Polish skiers died in an avalanche at a Himalayan ski resort in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday and 21 people were rescued, police said. A total of 21 foreigners and their two Kashmiri guides were caught in a massive avalanche and buried under the...

Indian opposition's 'unity march' ends in disputed Kashmir

Jan. 30, 2023 08:19 AM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India’s main opposition Congress party ended a five-month cross-country “unity march” in disputed Kashmir on Monday with hundreds of members of various opposition groups joining in a public rally in freezing temperatures. The march led by Rahul Gandhi,...

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...