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Held Kashmir on boil after Hizb chief martyred - The Nation

SRINAGAR/ISLAMABAD - Violent anti-India protests engulfed Occupied Kashmir on Saturday after Indian forces killed a top Hizbul Mujahideen commander. The killing of Sabzar Ahmad Bhat who commanded a loyal following among local youths sparked clashes in ...and more »

The stolen childhoods of Kashmir in pencil and crayon - BBC News

These are pictures of loss of childhood and innocence. They speak about a violent world outside shuttered homes. They reveal the terrors of the present and the fears for the future. The colours are vivid. Red dominates, in blood and fire. Black is an ...and more »

Kashmir Under Lockdown Fearing Protests After Militant Sabzar Ahmad Bhat's Killing - Huffington Post India

A day after top Hizbul Mujahideen commander and Burhan Wani's aide Sabzar Ahmed Bhat was killed in an encounter in the Kashmir Valley, some part of Kashmir has been put under curfew fearing unrest that had followed Wani's death. The Indian Express ...and more »

Tech-savvy terrorist is new Hizbul commander in Kashmir - Times of India

SRINAGAR: A day after the killing of Sabzar Bhat+ , Hizbul Mujahideen identified Riyaz Naikoo, at 29 the oldest surviving terrorist of the outfit, as its new commander in Kashmir, sources said on Sunday. Tech-savvy Naikoo is considered a moderate among ...and more »

Kashmir erupts after army kills top militant - Mumbai Mirror

Burhan Wani's successor in Hizbul, Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, dies in gunfight in Pulwama district; 8 terrorists killed in two ops; govt blocks mobile internet to tackle protests. SOIMOH (TRAL) The Kashmir Valley, which has been reeling from months of ...and more »

Despite Calls For Shutdown By Separatists, Kashmiri Youth Turn Up For Army Screening Exams - Huffington Post India

SAIMOH, KASHMIR, INDIA - MAY 27: Indian army troopers guard the area where top rebel commander of Hizbul Mujahideen Sabzar Ahmed , along with his associates Faizan Muzaffar, was taking refuge during a gun battle between Indian government forces and ...and more »

Top rebel commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat killed in Kashmir -

Security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir on Saturday killed a top rebel commander in a gun battle, sparking massive protests and clashes in the region. Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, a senior leader of the Hizbul Mujahideen group, was killed overnight by ...and more »

As Army Imposes Curfew In Parts Of Kashmir, Separatists Call For Shutdown In Protest Of Hizbul Chief's Death - Huffington Post India

A policeman aims a tear gas gun towards demonstrators during a protest in Srinagar, May 27, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Ismail. Srinagar -- Authorities in Kashmir today imposed curfew-like restrictions in many parts of the valley to maintain law and order ...and more »

Violent protests erupt in Kashmir after Indian forces kill 8 suspected militants - Los Angeles Times

Masked Kashmiri protesters shout freedom slogans and march on a street in Srinagar, India, on May 27, 2017. (Mukhtar Khan / Associated Press). Stone-throwing protesters clashed with security forces across the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir on ...and more »

Hizbul leader Sabzar Ahmad, 7 other militants killed in Kashmir - domain-B

Security forces on Friday managed to eliminate seven militants and the leader of the Hizbul Mijahideen militant group Sabzar Ahmad, who succeeded Burhan Wani as Hizbul commander after Wani was gunned down by the Army last year. The Indian Amy also shot ...and more »