SRINAGAR: Eight Indian police officials were killed and 20 were injured in an attack in Jammu & Kashmir state on Saturday, a police spokesman said.
JERUSALEM: In outlawing its most strident Islamist group, Israel risks angering its largely quiescent Arab citizens as it confronts a wave of Palestinian violence powered by religious and political tensions.
Up to five members of the al Shabaab Islamist group, which claimed responsibility, were killed, Interior Minister Abdullahi Godah Barre told Reuters. Three militants were confirmed dead, and one or two more were believed to have died in the car blast. The assault was the most dramatic in a string of attacks in the capital Mogadishu by al Shabaab since it launched a campaign during the current Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. But President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was not there at the time as he was at another location…