Officials say a rebel fighter was also killed in India-administered Kashmir's Anantnag town. Also on Wednesday, New Delhi extended president's rule in the region by six more months effective July 3.
Six men have been convicted, three of whom were sentenced to five years in prison, over the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl from a Muslim nomadic tribe in India-administered Kashmir's Kathua district.
Thousands of Kashmiris in southern Pulwama district join funerals of four rebels, including two auxiliary police officers, who fled this week to join a decades-long armed revolt in India-administered Kashmir.
Five rebels, two army soldiers and two civilians killed during two gun battles in India-administered Kashmir sparking anti-India protests, officials and residents say. Locals say one of the civilians was used as "human shield" by Indian troops.
Four Indian soldiers, three rebels, and a civilian killed in Pulwama district of India-administered Kashmir, days after a suspected Kashmiri suicide bomber killed at least 44 Indian soldiers.
Former Indian army commander, Lt Gen DS Hooda says India may launch "some kind of limited strike [against Pakistan], but calls for settling "issues once for all," after at least 44 Indian paramilitary troops were killed in Kashmir suicide attack.
Police say the improvised explosive device detonated as a military convoy drove by.
The Indian government has launched a crackdown against Daesh's so-called chapter in India-administered Kashmir, but many cry foul, accusing New Delhi of fabricating the terror group's presence to criminalise popular dissent.
Government forces in India-administered Kashmir fire shotgun pellets and live ammunition at hundreds of anti-India protesters, following a gun battle in Shopian district, wounding dozens of civilians and six journalists, reports say.
Gun battle between Indian troops and Kashmiri rebels sparks protests in India-administered Kashmir where more than 550 people including 150 civilians were killed in 2018, deadliest year in a decade, according to a monitoring group.
India-administered Kashmir observes first day of the three-day strike called by pro-independence groups a day after Indian troops shot dead seven civilians and three rebels in anti-India protests and fighting.
At least seven civilians were killed and nearly three dozens wounded as Indian troops fired at anti-India protesters in India-administered Kashmir after a gun battle left three rebels and a soldier dead.
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