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Moderate Cleric Speaking Against Radical Islam is Blown to Bits

By PARVAIZ BUKHARI And TOM WRIGHT – “SRINAGAR, India—An improvised explosive device detonated outside a mosque in Srinagar, the capital of India’s portion of the disputed Himalayan territory of Kashmir, killing a moderate Muslim cleric and showing how militants are still able to mount attacks despite a massive security crackdown by Indian forces.

The cleric, Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, was entering a mosque in the old part of Srinagar to deliver Friday prayers when the bomb went off. One other person was injured and there was little damage. Police said the small explosive was tied to a bicycle at the back entrance to the mosque and was detonated as Mr. Shah entered the compound.” Read more.



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  1. 04/11/2011 at 11:27 PM

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