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Inside Story - Kashmir elections
Presenter Sohail Rahman and guests Raja Assad Hameed, a special correspondent for the Nation, a Pakistani daily newspaper, the author and academic Prem Shankar Jha, and Victoria Schofield, an author and expert on Kashmir, will discuss the issues surrounding the elections and the wider conflict over the region between nuclear powers India and Pakistan.
Trucks cross Kashmir LOC
India and Pakistan open a trade link across Kashmir for the first time in six decades. The move is a ground-breaking step but only limited goods will be allowed through and trading will be limited to once a week for the time being. Paul Chapman reports.
Bridge collapses in Kashmir
Nov 17 -A bridge under construction over river Jhelum collapse, killing four workers and leaving 19 others missing and feared dead, police said. Rescuers were searching the banks of the river for more bodies or survivors, said B. Srinivas, a senior police official. The incident took place outside the town of Uri, 62 miles (100 kilometers) west of Srinagar. The bridge is near LOC.
Srinivas said Pakistan's army has been asked to help in the rescue operation because some of the workers may have been swept downstream into Pakistan. Srinivas said it was not immediately clear what caused the bridge to fall. Construction accidents are common in India, where little regard is paid to safety and shoddy materials are often used.
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