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.
Pakistan's foreign office says the US State Department's designation of Syed Salahuddin, the head of the Hizbul Mujahideen rebel group based in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, as a "Specially Designated Global Terrorist" is "unjustified."
In the village of Dardpora, hundreds of women live in isolation. Their husbands were killed fighting against Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region. Now the widows receive little social or financial support.
The Indian government is accused of using pump action shotguns to break up a public rally attended by thousands.
Clashes between protesters and Indian security forces continues with some victims saying they are being beaten in their own homes by Indian troops.
The fighters killed two soldiers during the ambush and then attacked a police jeep when it arrived, killing one policeman.
Indian security forces killed five and injured 10 others during protests against the killing of Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani.
Indian forces killed 3 people in the disputed region of Kashmir, bringing the latest death toll to 55. Recent protests erupted in July over the killing of Burhan Wani, a commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen, a separatist group.
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