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Rising electricity costs spark protests by Kashmiri Muslims in India

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Kashmiri Muslim women look out from a window as residents protest in Srinagar, India, on Oct. 17. Dozens of residents blocked traffic and protested against the government decision to hike electricity bills and for capping the number of subsidized cooking gas cylinders at six a year.

Dar Yasin / AP

Kashmiri Muslim women shout anti-government slogans after they burn an effigy of Jammu and Kashmir state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah during a protest in Srinagar, India, on Oct. 17.

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