Indian forces kill militants in Kashmir mosque

An Indian Army vehicle rush towards the gunfight site at village Meej in Pampore, some 18km of south of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir. – EPA pic, June 19, 2020.

INDIAN forces have killed eight militants in restive Kashmir, including two who hid in a mosque, officials said today, as New Delhi escalates counter-insurgency efforts in the disputed territory.

The new fatalities following gun battles yesterday and today take the death toll of alleged militants to more than 100 this year, officials said.   

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