More than 40 days of clashes between protesters and security forces have overwhelmed the main hospital in Indian-administered Kashmir, where some patients with severe injuries said they had been beaten in their homes by troops.
Suspected militants killed two soldiers and one police officer in an ambush on a convoy overnight in Indian-administrated Kashmir, an official in the troubled region said on Wednesday.
Fresh protests in Indian-administered Kashmir on Friday left at least two protesters dead and more than 100 injured, taking the death toll from nearly a month of unrest to 54, a police officer said.
Indian-controlled Kashmir imposed a curfew and blocked mobile phone services to stop people from gathering in the streets and stage violent protests over the killing of a young separatist commander by security forces.
Militants killed eight Indian police officials and injured 20 when they attacked a security convoy in northern Jammu & Kashmir state on Saturday, a police spokesman said, in an attack claimed by Islamist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
A young man was killed on Friday in Indian-administered Kashmir when soldiers fired on protesters, taking the death toll to five in clashes that have continued for the fourth consecutive day, officials said.
Angry residents clashed with police in Indian Kashmir on Wednesday, one day after three civilians were killed when soldiers fired on protesters incensed by the alleged molestation of a girl.
Rescuers searched Wednesday for 10 soldiers feared buried in an avalanche in India's remote Himalayas near the de facto border with Pakistan, an army spokesman said.