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After a long gap of 15 years, Jammu Kashmir Police produced charge sheet against seven persons including two dead for their alleged involvement in the car bomb blast case of August 2000. At least 13 people, including a photo- journalist, two Armymen and a civilian, were killed in a powerful bomb blast in near Police Station Kothbagh Srinagar on August 2000. Days after the blast, police claimed that it arrested 7 militants near Babademb area when they were busy in a meeting. Police Station Khanyar in its FIR vide number 102/2000 under section 7/25 of arms act and 4/5 of

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By News Desk | Srinagar Panic gripped in South Kashmir’s Shopian District on Wednesday when alleged militants fired upon a Special Operation Group (SOG) Camp from two sides for about 15 minutes continuously. Eyewitnesses said that SOG personnel headed by Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammad Irshad were busy in purchasing some items in Imam Sahaib Shopian and as soon as they entered into the camp, unidentified gunmen suddenly attacked them. Gunshots created panic in the area and instantly all the shops and business establishments were closed. Eyewitnesses told CNS that some gunmen fired upon Dy SP, Mohammad Irshad and other SOG

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By Huma Sheikh Graves marked by numbers in the northern frontier district of Kupwara. Photo by Showkat Shafi. In August 2011, the unmarked graves atrocity came to light in Kashmir after the Jammu & Kashmir Human Rights Commission confirmed that more than two thousand bodies were buried in those graves in several districts of the Valley. The commission said many of the dead were civilians who had disappeared over the past two decades, the time of the bloodiest violence in Kashmir. The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) —an association formed by parents and relatives of victims of enforced

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By Iymon Ganaie Manzoor Ahmad talking about stone throwing. (Photo taken by cellphone camera) In the battlefield; guns, bullets, teargas shells, lathis, bricks and stones are the common weapons. Stone is Manzoor’s only weapon in this battle, played on the streets and highways of Kashmir. “Either you hit or you miss. There is no in between,” Manzoor says of the stones he throws. Winters often put rest the high volatility of summers in Kashmir. No stone throwing. No freedom protests. No freedom marches. No frequent killings. No Chalos. It looks as if winter chills everything. But the same is not