Indian police clash with Kashmiri protesters in Srinagar on July 11, 2016. / AFP / TAUSEEF MUSTAFA
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Hundreds of protesters tried to storm a military airbase in Indian Kashmir Monday, the third day of deadly clashes between government forces and demonstrators angered by the killing of a popular young rebel.Police said 30 people had now died in the violence, most of them protesters killed by gunshot wounds as government forces fired live ammunition and tear gas to try to enforce a curfew imposed across the Kashmir Valley.Police said several hundred protesters tried to storm an Indian Airforce base about 25 kilometers (15 miles) south of the capital Srinagar as the worst civilian unrest since 2010 spread.The demonstrations follow the killing on Friday of Burhan Wani, a 22-year-old commander of Kashmir's largest militant group Hizbul Mujahideen (HM), during a gun battle with government forces.HM is one of several homegrown militant groups that have for decades been fighting around half a million Indian troops deployed in the region, calling for independence or a merger with Pakistan.- India warns Pakistan --
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