• Tuesday, June 28, 2022

ASIA

Tourist killed as Kashmir tension boils over

By: Eastern Eye Staff

HUNDREDS of protesters clashed on Tuesday (8) with Indian forces on a third day of deadly troubles in Kashmir, as the region dealt with the killing of a tourist drawn into the unrest. A Kashmiri man injured in earlier clashes died in hospital on Tuesday, setting off the new battles. Six Kashmiri civilians have now died in protests since a weekend siege in which security forces killed five militants. As news of the latest death spread in Shopian district, south of the state’s main city Srinagar, residents poured onto the streets, throwing stones at security forces who fired shotgun pellets…

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