SRINAGAR, April 16 (2007): Thousands of angry protesters marched in Kashmir on Monday with the bodies of two civilians killed in an exchange of fire between police and militants the day before, police and witnesses said.
A carpenter and a mason were killed late on Sunday near Kakpora area, about 25 km (15 miles) south of Srinagar, Kashmir’s summer capital, a police spokesman said.
Residents said the policemen had fired indiscriminately in retaliation after their vehicle came under attack from militants.
Police said the two men were killed by militants.
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