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Indian armed forces detain 700 in mass-arrest across Kashmir

Armed forces conducting a military operation in civlian areas of Srinagar. [FPK File Photo/Zainab]

New Delhi: Indian armed forces have detained over 700 people in Jammu and Kashmir in response to the killing of seven civilians, including those from the Kashmiri Pandit, Sikh and Muslim communities, in six days.

Among those detained are around 500 residents with suspected links to banned religious and militant groups, news agency AFP reported quoting anonymous police officials.

The officer told AFP that “no stone will be left unturned to find the killers”.

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