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Tuesday, 6 August, 2002, 16:07 GMT 17:07 UK
In pictures: Kashmir pilgrimage attack
India has accused a militant group based in Pakistan of killing nine Hindu pilgrims in an attack on the camp near the resort town of Pahalgam in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Pilgrims make their way to the Amarnath cave
Pilgrims have been streaming towards the Amarnath shrine in the foothills of the Himalayas

Indian sadhus or Hindu holy men rest in Nunwan
Even in peace-time, it is a trecherous journey

An Indian soldier patrols the pilgrim camp at Nunwan after the attack
The gunmen attacked while pilgrims were sleeping

Bloodstains of Hindu pilgrims at the pilgrim camp
Nine pilgrims were killed and dozens were injured in the attack

Indian Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir State, Farooq Abdullah
Senior officials came to visit the wounded in hospital

Indian soldiers on patrol
Despite heavy security, militants still appear able to launch attacks at will
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