Protesters burning an effigy of President Barack Obama
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Kashmir protests leave 18 dead

Police have shot dead 18 civilians in the deadliest day in Indian-administered Kashmir since protests erupted three months ago.

Thousands of people defied curfews and took to the streets, chanting anti-India and anti-US slogans and burning effigies of US President Barack Obama,

The BBC's Altaf Hussain in Srinagar says reports of Koran desecration in the US have stoked anger.

  • 13 Sep 2010
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