At Least 19 Die In 4 Days Of Fighting Between Indian Army And Islamic Militants

23 March 2009

New York: At least 19 people were killed in four days of fighting between the Indian Army and Islamic militants in the disputed Kashmir region, the army said Monday. Four soldiers and five militants were killed Monday, the army said, the highest toll in the past year for such a firefight. An army spokesman said that 11 militants and 8 soldiers had been killed so far and that the fight was continuing.