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WORLD IN BRIEF : INDIA : 37 Killed in Clashes in Restive Kashmir

July 31, 1993|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

At least 37 people, most of them civilians, were killed in fighting between pro-independence Muslim guerrillas and government troops in a resurgence of violence across Jammu and Kashmir state, officials said. Government troops have been battling guerrillas in Kashmir for three years. It is the only Muslim-majority state in India, where 82% of the 875 million population is Hindu.

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