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Thousands of Kashmiris come
to protest the as Indian army bring back the
bodies of five people who were killed when a grenade exploded in the hands of
a man who was seeking to extort money from a family in Budgam district of
Kashmir, March 10, 2004. Locals said the man was a former militant who was
extorting money from villagers. 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.