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Seven killed in militant battle in India's Kashmir

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India has blamed Pakistan for stoking violence in Kashmir by supplying fighters and material across the border

By Fayaz Bukhari

SRINAGAR, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Four militants and two Indian soldiers were among seven people killed in a gun battle in Kashmir on Sunday, a police spokesman said, the latest sign of increasing tension in the Himalayan region disputed by nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan.

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