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Sopore: Same tragedy almost a quarter century later

On January 6, 2018, the politically fragile town of Sopore was already in grief as it remembered its 56 residents who fell down to the cyclic violence associated with Kashmir conflict on this day in 1993. It was quite early in the morning as another tragedy struck -a militant attack killing five policemen, all Kashmiris. Here is a photo-feature representing the town after gruesome attack

1: Funeral prayers

2: Funeral prayers

3: Funeral procession

4: Women of the town wail over the dead

5: Women of the town wail over the dead

6: Inconsolable members of the family of a fallen cop

7: Buildings are reduced to debris by the blast

8: A soldier stands by a collapse

Sopore Tragedy | A Photofeature

 

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