The seven-decade dispute over Kashmir has become a humanitarian nightmare, the cause of three wars between nuclear rivals Pakistan and India, and the reason for an ongoing armed rebellion against New Delhi's rule.
Clashes followed a stringent curfew witnessed in India-administered Kashmir on the first death anniversary of Burhan Wani whose killing sparked an outpouring of grief and anger leading to months-long violent protests in 2016.
Service providers ordered to cut internet connection as activists call for demonstrations to honour popular rebel commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani, whose killing in 2016 sparked months-long anti-India demonstrations in the disputed region.
Two pro-independence rebels and an Indian policeman were killed in the town of Tral sparking anti-India protests. Demonstrators, who tried to march to the site of the fighting, were stopped with controversial pellet shotguns.
Indian security forces killed five and injured 10 others during protests against the killing of Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani.
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