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Fresh deaths in Kashmir after exchange of fire across border

SBS Sunday, 20 October 2019
Indian and Pakistani soldiers have traded fire in the disputed region of Kashmir, killing people on both sides, officials say.
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Jammu and Kashmir (state) Jammu and Kashmir (state) Former state administered by India

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Funeral of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Wasim Bari was performed in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district. His funeral was held along with his father and brother on July 09. All three were killed by terrorists on July 08.

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Inspector General of Police for Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, on July 09 said the killing of BJP leader Wasim Bari by terrorists a day earlier seems like a pre-planned attack since he had adequate security. "He had adequate security, but there was negligence on part of on-duty personnel. All 10 personnel on duty suspended. Probe is on. After analysis of CCTV footage, it seems like a pre-planned attack," said Kumar. Along with Wasim, who was the former district president of BJP, his father and brother were also killed by terrorists in Bandipora on July 08.

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Pakistan Pakistan Country in South Asia

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National Equality Party JKGBL, Chairman Sajjad Raja while speaking at UNHRC's 44th session on July 09 said that the extrajudicial killings taking place in Pakistan occupied so called 'Azad' Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan are not acceptable. He said, "The citizens of Azad Kashmir stand before you today, seeking intervention on the repression and extra judicial killings of our people - 'AZAD' means 'free', but this is a false label that has been attached to our people to hide the truth in a disgusting way. In fact, any dissent towards Pakistan is mercilessly crushed through lent officers, army atrocities and the ISI. Today even the Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir is agitating against the Pakistani bullying for forcing constitutional changes through the 14th amendment in Act 74 down our throats in the name of Islam and brotherhood."

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BJP's state president, Ravinder Raina reacted on the deaths of former Bandipora BJP president Sheikh Wasim Bari, along with his father and brother by the terrorists. He said, "Pakistan's terrorists have done a cowardly act by killing Sheikh Wasim Bari Sahab and his brother Umar Sultan and his father. The terrorists attacked them from behind. Sheikh Wasim was a hard working member of BJP. He was a good son of Bharat Mata. The blood of our workers will not go in vain. We will take revenge for every drop of blood. Both Pakistan and its terrorists have to pay for this sin."

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