Conflict tourism: Kashmir is the hottest new destination for Indians

SRINAGAR – Standing on a fortified Kashmir street, an Indian tourist poses triumphantly for her husband’s camera, clutching the national flag in each hand and flanked by two soldiers carrying rifles. India’s hottest new travel destination is also the site of its deadliest insurgency, where regular skirmishes break out between separatist militants and Indian troops, […]

Militants attack Indian army post in Kashmir; 3 soldiers, 2 attackers die in shootout

SRINAGAR (REUTERS) – Militants attacked an Indian army post in the disputed Kashmir region on Thursday (Aug 11), killing three soldiers, while two attackers died in the shootout that came amid heightened security ahead of India’s independence day celebrations. The attack in the Rajouri area of India’s only Muslim majority region took place in the […]