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India Responds to New Kashmiri Militant Factions’ Campaign Against Civilians (Animesh Roul, The Jamestown Foundation)

After a period of relative dormancy, India’s restive Kashmir region has been struck by violence again, witnessing an increase in the targeted killings of civilians. In October alone, there were 45 deaths, including 13 civilians and 12 security force personnel. With the killing of a well-known pharmacist, Makhnalal Bindroo, and street vendor, Virender Paswan, in Srinagar on October 5, militants from newly emerging factions have triggered a new cycle of violence.

India Responds to New Kashmiri Militant Factions’ Campaign Against Civilians – Jamestown