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Day: May 16, 2019

Two Indian climbers die on Mount Kanchenjunga in Nepal

KATHMANDU – Two Indian climbers died near the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga in Nepal and a Chilean mountaineer was missing on the world’s third highest mountain, their hiking company said on Thursday. Kanchenjunga is popular with climbers who visit Nepal for the spring climbing season which ends this […]

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Five killed in gun battle in Kashmir

SRINAGAR – Indian troops and separatist militants clashed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday and five people were killed including a civilian, officials said, the latest casualties in a new phase of violence in the 30-year insurgency. Tension in Muslim-majority Kashmir has been high since a Feb. 14 suicide […]