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Rescuers hunt for survivors as Pakistan landslide death toll rises

16 Jan 2020

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan Army helicopters flew rescue missions for the third day running in an avalanche-hit area of Pakistani-Kashmir as the death toll from the disaster rose to 77 on Thursday, officials said.

Girl buried under Pakistan avalanche for 18 hours is found alive

15 Jan 2020

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan A 12-year-old girl was found alive on Tuesday after being buried for 18 hours when an avalanche in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir engulfed the family house, her mother said on Wednesday.

Anger, impatience mount in Pakistani Kashmir as Khan makes diplomatic push

26 Sep 2019

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD As Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan prepares to deliver another appeal to the world to address the situation in Kashmir, he faces the risk that rising anger in his country's portion of the disputed region could spiral into a confrontation with India.

Death toll rises to 37 in Pakistan earthquake, as families bury loved ones

25 Sep 2019

MIRPUR/MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan The death toll from an earthquake that struck Pakistani Kashmir jumped to 37, officials said on Wednesday, as families mourned relatives and rescue teams sent supplies to the area.

Death toll mounts in Pakistan earthquake but panic subsides

25 Sep 2019

MUZAFFARABAD/JATLAN, Pakistan, Sept 25 At least 24 people were killed and 450 injured in an earthquake that hit Pakistani Kashmir, local officials said on Wednesday, but they added that rescue work was in full swing and panic was subsiding.

Quake kills 22, flattens buildings in Pakistani Kashmir

24 Sep 2019

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD An earthquake shook northern Pakistan on Tuesday, destroying buildings, cracking roads, killing 22 people and injuring nearly 200 more, government and police officials said.

Pakistani PM: India's crackdown on Kashmir will spur global Muslim extremism

13 Sep 2019

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD India's crackdown on protests and dissent in Kashmir will drive more of the world's Muslims into extremism, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said during a fiery speech on Friday, in the part of the disputed territory administered by Pakistan.

Kashmiri militant calls for Pakistan military intervention in disputed region

01 Sep 2019

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan A Kashmiri militant commander said on Sunday that Pakistan should send troops to protect the people of India-controlled Kashmir if the United Nations does not send peacekeepers, after New Delhi revoked its autonomy last month.

Pakistan observes 'Black Day' over Kashmir with march by militant group

15 Aug 2019

MUZAFFARABAD/ISLAMABAD Pakistan observed a 'Black Day' on Thursday to coincide with India's Independence Day celebrations, as one of the main militant groups fighting Indian rule in Kashmir led a protest through Pakistan's part of the disputed region.

India's Kashmir clampdown pushes some in Pakistan to discuss rejoining militants

10 Aug 2019

MUZAFFARABAD/CHAKOTHI, Pakistan Three decades ago, Ali Mohamad says he made a trip into Indian-controlled Kashmir to join a small armed militant group. Now he works in a shop on the Pakistani side of the region, but he hasn't given up thoughts of returning to the conflict.

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