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World IN BRIEF : INDIA : 250 Shops, Houses Burned in Clash

April 11, 1993|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Fire destroyed more than 250 shops and houses in a clash between troops and secessionist militants in the capital of India's only predominantly Muslim state. The blaze broke out a day after security forces killed the leader of a group seeking to unite Jammu and Kashmir state with Pakistan. Since Thursday, at least 52 people have been killed in violence in Srinagar.

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