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Two human rights groups published a scathing indictment of Indian security forces in Kashmir, saying hundreds of detainees had been executed in an attempt to crush the insurgency, Reuter reports from New Delhi.

'Indian army and security forces operating in Kashmir have systematically violated international human rights and humanitarian law by summarily executing detainees and killing civilians in reprisal attacks,' said the joint report by the US-based Asia Watch and Physicians for Human Rights.