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September 8, 1995

Bomb attack on office of BBC and Reuters Kashmir correspondent

Mushtaq Ali, a Kashmiri photojournalist who strings for the Agence France Presse (AFP) news agency, was pronounced clinically dead in Srinagar on 7 September 1995, after a parcel bomb exploded in his hands. The parcel was delivered on the afternoon of 7 September to the office of Yusuf Jameel, the Srinagar, Kashmir correspondent for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and Reuters news agency. At about 15:15 hours local time (5:45 EST), an unidentified woman clad in a black burkha (a long... MORE