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An Indian police officer fires tear smoke shell on Kashmiri protesters on December 17 [Mukhtar Khan-AP]

Indian troops kill six rebels in Kashmir

Six rebels were killed in a gunfight in Arampora village of Tral in the southern part of Indian-administered Kashmir as India continues to intensify its operations in the disputed region.
The number of deaths in violence in Indian-administered Kashmir had dropped to 99 in 2012 but has since been climbing [Danish Ismail-Reuters]

Indian troops kill 6 in Kashmir as death toll hits record high

Indian troops have killed six separatist fighters in a gun battle in the disputed region of Kashmir, according to the army, taking the death toll for the year to the highest in nearly a decade.

India, Pakistan troops exchange gun fire in Kashmir

India and Pakistan troops on Tuesday exchanged fire and targeted each other’s positions on Line of Control (LoC) dividing Kashmir, officials said.

Three Pakistani soldiers killed by Indian troops at Kashmir border

Tensions were high along a de facto border in the disputed Kashmir region on Tuesday after Pakistan said Indian troops killed three soldiers with unprovoked gunfire – an act described by Indian Army sources as retaliation for weekend violence.

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