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India says seven militants killed in two foiled attacks on Kashmir bases

Security forces on patrol in Srinagar

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Indian soldiers shot dead seven suspected militants who tried to attack two army bases in northern Kashmir on Thursday (October 6), police said, prompting anger from Pakistan as a crisis between the two neighbours over the disputed region grows. The attacks came after India and Pakistan exchanged more gunfire across the frontier in Kashmir overnight, the Indian army said, despite a 2003 ceasefire. The latest round of tensions started in July when protests erupted after Indian forces killed a separatist leader. Three suspected militants were shot in an orchard near the army base in Kupwara district near the Line of…

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