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Militants kill six Hindu pilgrims Kashmir

“India will never get bogged down by such cowardly attacks and the evil designs of hate,” says prime minister Modi.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Militants killed six Hindu pilgrims and wounded 14 others Monday (10) in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said, after their bus came under attack. India’s Central Reserve Police Force, which provides security for the two-month long annual pilgrimage, said gunmen first opened fire on a security checkpoint but no injuries were reported. “Militants further attacked the pilgrims’ bus at Batingu (six civilians killed and 14 injured) and escaped towards Arwani,” the CRPF said in a statement. The police force added the pilgrims were from the western Indian state of Gujarat. A New Delhi based security official, speaking anonymously, said that security personnel were…

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