A Kashmiri woman comforts her relative as
they mourn the death of five people who were
killed along with 48 who were injured, when a grenade exploded in the hands
of a man who was seeking to extort money from a family in Badgam district of
Kashmir, March 10, 2004. Locals said the man was a former militant who was
extorting money from villagers and thousands came out to mourn the deaths.
Tens of thousands of people have died in Kashmir since the eruption of
anti-Indian revolt in the region in 1989. Separatists put the toll at between
80,000 and 100,000.