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Indian army ends deadly two-week Kashmir operation

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The Indian army called off a two-week operation to hunt down suspected rebels in disputed Kashmir Tuesday after a series of gunbattles in which at least eight separatist fighters were killed. 

Indian troops display arms and ammunition captured from suspected militants after a gun battle in the Keran sector at the "line of control" de factor border in Srinagar on October 7, 2013

"I have given directions to call off the concerted search operation," Lieutenant General Sanjiv Chachra, a senior commander, told reporters after a visit to the de facto border that divides the Himalayan region between India and Pakistan.

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