Protesters clash with Indian troopers against killing of local rebel Mohd Amin mir at pampore drangbal southern kashmir. The encounter began before dawn after government forces raided a cluster of homes in a village in arizal area of Budgam district on a tip that rebels were hiding there and came under fire from them, Muslim separatists have been waging a violent campaign against Indian rule since the late 1980s in Indian-held Kashmir, the only Muslim majority state in mostly Hindu India.
New Delhi accuses Pakistan of covertly supporting the long-running separatist insurgency.
The nuclear-armed South Asian rivals have fought two of their three wars over the divided Himalayan region. Photo by @mukhtar_zahoor #gettyimages #gurdain #gettyreportage #ajeinpictures #aljazeera #everydayindia #everydaykashmir #dailylifeinkashmir #indiaphotoprojectn