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06 Jun 2019 | 06:51 AM UTC

India: Militants kill one civilian, wound another in Kashmir June 5 /update 4

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Suspected militants kill a woman and wound another civilian in Pulwama district (Jammu & Kashmir state) on June 5; further violence and security operations likely in near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/5/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/12/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kolkata). COUNTRY/REGION India

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Suspected militants killed one civilian and wounded another in Pulwama district (Jammu & Kashmir state) on Wednesday, June 5. Local sources report that gunmen opened fire in the Kakapora area of Pulwama district; the motive for the shooting was unclear. Further violence is likely in Pulwama and other areas of Kashmir in the near term, including militant attacks, violent protests, and security operations by Indian military and police forces.


Security forces have conducted numerous raids in Jammu & Kashmir state in recent weeks targeting alleged members of separatists and jihadist militant groups. Large protests in the region have also resulted in several deaths, injuries, and arrests.

Separatists have been fighting Indian rule in Kashmir since 1989. Around 70,000 people have been killed and many more injured in related violence, uprisings, and military crackdowns. Indian security personnel have been conducting frequent security operations and have clashed with suspected militants in recent weeks.


Individuals in Jammu & Kashmir are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the affected area, anticipate telecommunication and transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

Some Western governments advise their citizens against travel to parts of Kashmir, notably including areas along the Line of Control (LoC), due to the significant risk of violence.


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