— SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Indian Kashmir's police chief said
on Thursday security forces had arrested a Pakistani militant who
they said was involved in the massacre of 24 Hindus in a remote
village last month.
Suspected Muslim militants, fighting New Delhi's rule in the
disputed region, lined up men and women outside their homes in
Nadimarg village on March 23 and gunned them down, provoking outrage
"He is involved in the Nadimarg massacre of Hindus. He has
operated and planned it," Director-General of Police Ashok Kumar
Suri, told a news conference in Srinagar, summer capital of Jammu
and Kashmir state.
India blamed Lashkar for the attack and accused Islamabad of
stoking violence in the Kashmir Valley after the incident. Pakistan
condemned the massacre and denied Indian charges that it was behind
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