A Kashmiri Muslims protester throws stones at Indian policemen and paramilitary soldiers during a protest near Eidgah, or an open-air mosque, in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, July 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
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A Pakistan-based militant group has disowned a splinter faction suspected of a string of killings in Indian-occupied Kashmir, with the rebuke followed swiftly Friday by a string of attacks on telecoms facilities in the state's main city.Indian security forces say Najar leads a breakaway group called Lashkar-e-Islam that has perpetrated a series of attacks around Sopore, killing five people including telecoms vendors and former militants.In an apparent escalation Friday, three more attacks were carried out on telecoms facilities in the Muslim-majority state's summer capital of Srinagar, one of them near the office of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.A senior police officer said one person had been injured in the attack near the chief minister's office, which declined to comment.
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