The Guardian: Kashmir death toll reaches 23 in protests at killing of rebel leader
Last week’s shooting of independence leader Burhan Wani continues to spark violence in Indian-administered Kashmir
Violent protests in Kashmir triggered by the death of a popular secessionist leader at the hands of Indian security forces continued into a third day on Monday, and the number of people killed rose to 23.
In the disputed region’s worst outbreak of civilian unrest in six years, five more people, including a teenage girl, were killed on Sunday night.
The imposition of a curfew and the disabling of internet and mobile phone networks have not been enough to stop the continuing violence. Rail services, school examinations and a large Hindu pilgrimage to a mountain cave have all been suspended because of the crisis.
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More News On The Unrest In Kashmir
Kashmir reeling from worst violence since 2010 as 30 killed -- The Telegraph
Kashmir Seethes as 25 Killed in Clashes With Indian Forces -- NYT
Fresh violence in Kashmir as toll mounts to 32 -- News India
Indian troops clash with Kashmir protesters at funeral for ‘iconic’ militant rebel Burhan Wani -- AP
Protesters try to storm airbase in Indian Kashmir -- AFP
Kashmir violence: Why militant's death could become a new rallying point -- Fahad Shah, CSM
Why the death of militant Burhan Wani has Kashmiris up in arms -- Shujaat Bukhari, BBC
Why is Kashmir so angry? -- Ishfaq Ahmad Shah, Quartz