Five killed in Kashmir violence
SRINAGAR: Militants killed four people, including a pro-India political worker in Held Kashmir, while Indian troops shot dead a militant, police said Friday.
Maqbool Jan, a worker of pro-India political group Awami League, was shot dead by suspected militants in the town of Bandipora in north Kashmir Friday, a police spokesman said. Jan was close to Usman Majeed, a militant-turned-lawmaker from the area. Militants overnight shot dead a retired police inspector in the village of Kawachak in northern Baramulla district, of which Bandipora is an important town. —AFP