1 dead, 2 wounded in shooting in Indian Kashmir

Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir say gunmen have opened fire on a military convey and at a hotel. At least one person was killed and two were wounded.

By (AP)

Published: Sat 20 Oct 2012, 11:33 AM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 1:21 PM

A police official says the suspected insurgents attacked the convoy on the outskirts of Srinigar on Friday and then entered the grounds of the Silver Star hotel and continued firing. The three victims were hotel employees.

The police officer says a search operation was under way. He couldn’t be named because he wasn’t authorized to speak to reporters.

Several rebel groups are fighting Indian rule. None has issued statements on the incident.

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