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Protests in Kashmir after Indian forces kill Lashkar-e-Taiba leader

Indian forces on Monday killed the top commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba in Kashmir, Abu Dujana, prompting widespread protests in Kashmir against the killing.  

Mr Dujana was blown up by Indian soldiers after a prolonged gunfight, Indian papers reported. 

Families and locals poured onto the streets in Srinagar to mourn his death and to express their anger at the killing. 

Protesters were soon surrounded by security forces and clashes broke out with protesters throwing stones at the forces, who responded with tear gas and pellet guns.

One protester has died after being shot in the clashes, Al Jazeera reported. 

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