Kashmir jihad update from AP, :
At least eight people were killed in a gunfight between Indian security forces and Kashmir rebels on Saturday, an army official said….
More than a dozen Islamic rebel groups have been fighting security forces in India’s portion of Kashmir for the region’s independence, or its merger with mostly Muslim Pakistan. The 16-year insurgency has claimed more 66,000 lives.
India accuses Pakistan of training and funding the militants, a charge denied by Islamabad, which says its cracking down militant groups operating from its territory. The South Asian rival have fought two of their three wars over Kashmir, which both claim in its entirety….