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Western tourists kidnapped in Kashmir

Title
Western tourists kidnapped in Kashmir
Genre
News report
TX Date
14 Jul 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:05:56
Description
New Delhi correspondent Paul Iredale reports back to the studio on an appeal for the release of four western tourists by their female companions. The four were kidnapped by Muslim separatists in India’s troubled Kashmir valley. Their captors have threatened to kill the men unless the authorities in Delhi release 21 detained militants. Explains background to the conflict over Kashmir. Studio reporter not identified.
Contributors
Paul Iredale
Keywords
India; Terrorism; Hostages; Guerilla activities; Muslims; Kashmir; Donald Hutching; Paul Wells; Keith Mangan; Dirk Hasert

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