Kashmir sees a tourist boom but revival threatened by targeted killings

Some 700,000 tourists visited Kashmir in the first five months of 2022, breaking a 10-year record. PHOTO: BILAL BAHADUR
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NEW DELHI - Kashmir, shaking off a three-year slump triggered by uncertainty over its loss of special autonomy status and the Covid-19 pandemic, is seeing a tourism windfall.

But a recent spate of targeted terror killings has raised concerns that this bonanza could be halted.

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