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    At least 31 people have been killed and a total of 1,365 have sustained injuries in the continuing clashes in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, sources in the country's home ministry told Sputnik on Tuesday.

    NEW DELHI (Sputnik) — Clashes broke out between protesters and security forces in the region after last week's killing of local militant leader Burhan Wani.

    ​Most of those killed were protesters, who took to the streets after the death of Burhan Wani, the young leader of the region's largest rebel militia, Hizbul Mujahideen.

    ​Wani was killed by Indian security forces in a shootout on Friday, according to AP.


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