From the New Duranty Times:
NEW DELHI – In the latest in a surge of violence over three days, a large car bomb exploded Wednesday morning in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir province, severely wounding dozens of people and leaving an uncertain death toll.
The bombing was the latest in a practically uninterrupted series of clashes since Monday between Indian authorities and militants fighting Indian rule in Kashmir, in which at least 8 people have been killed, roughly 70 injured and a fresh current of fear and mayhem has swept across a region still reeling from the devastating Oct. 8 earthquake.
A police officer at the scene said at least three people died in Wednesday’s attack, in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian-administered Kashmir. The attack appeared to have been directed at a former militant-turned-politician, Usman Majeed. He was injured.
The Kashmiri violence took a sharp upturn this week, after Indian police stepped up the search for suspects in a synchronized series of bombs in the Indian capital two weeks ago, in which more than 60 people died…