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Indian PM in appeal to Kashmir protesters as curfew is re-imposed

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Indian PM in appeal to Kashmir protesters as curfew is re-imposed

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As violence in Kashmir continues Indian authorities have re-imposed an indefinite curfew. High numbers of police and security have been deployed while shop and offices remain closed in many areas.

Its feared there may have been more deaths in a fresh outbreak of violence, as the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appealed to protesters to shun violence.

More than 80 people have died in the anti-India protests since June. The latest outbreaks this week were reported to have been sparked by rumours of the burning of the Koran in the USA.

The government has been divided on how to stop the ongoing bloodshed. Speaking at an all party meeting on how to resolve the crisis in the Indian administered valley the Prime Minister has called for dialogue saying some events were orchestrated by certain groups.

The Kashmir dispute has been the cause of major tension between India and Pakistan for six decades.