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Indian army awards officer who tied Kashmiri man to jeep as ‘human shield’

NEW DELHI: India's army said Tuesday it has commended an officer accused of tying a Kashmiri man to a jeep and using him as a human shield, sparking outrage from rights activists. Video footage showing Farooq Ahmad Dar bound to the front of an army jeep as it led a convoy in Indian-administered Kashmir caused a public outcry in the restive Himalayan region when it went viral last month. The incident came at a time of heightened tensions in the divided region, one of the world's most heavily militarised spots, where…