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Suspected militants 'kill three' in attack in Kashmir

A Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldier stands alert after a shooting in Srinagar on March 16, 2010
Security forces are on heightened alert in Srinagar

Suspected militants have killed three people in two attacks in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.

Both attacks were on markets. In the first, in Srinagar, a civilian died. Later two people, one a policeman, were killed in the northern town of Sopore.

At least seven others were hurt in the two attacks. On Sunday, a policeman was killed in a grenade blast in Srinagar.

Violence has declined in Kashmir in recent years, but there are fears the militants are now trying to regroup.

Hundreds of thousands of Indian troops are based in Indian-administered Kashmir to fight a two decade-old insurgency against Indian rule.



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