9 photographs that may give you a better sense of the scene of the horrific suicide bomber attack in Kashmir

A peculiar aspect of modern Indian newspaper journalism is the decreasing importance of, and diminishing space for, photographs. Even on major news days, front pages are a veritable dog’s meal, aka thali, with stamp-size pictures giving barely a feel of an event.

The deadly suicide-bomber attack in Kashmir which killed nearly 50 Central Reserve Police Force personnel on Valentine’s Day, is a case in point. Here are nine pictures from newspapers which somewhat make up for what may you have missed out.

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The Indian Express, Delhi


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The New York Times

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Hindustan Times, Delhi

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Dawn, Lahore

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Hindustan Times, Delhi

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The New Indian Express, Madras

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The Telegraph, Calcutta

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