Best of News

Keywords

A tomb stone for Kashmiri separatist, Afzal Guru , is seen at the... News PhotoConflict,Government,Guru,Horizontal,Human Role,India,Jammu and Kashmir,New Delhi,Pakistan,Parliament Building,Reading,Separatism,Srinagar,Television Show,Tomb,Violence,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA tomb stone for Kashmiri separatist, Afzal Guru (L), is seen at the Martyres Graveyard in Srinagar on February 12, 2013, and reads, 'His mortal remains are lying in trust with the government of India, the Kashmiri nation awaits its return.' Guru, a Kashmiri separatist was executed on February 9, 2013 over his role in a deadly attack on parliament in New Delhi in 2001, an episode that brought nuclear-armed India and Pakistan to the brink of war. A former fruit seller, he was hanged at Tihar Jail on the outskirts of the capital after his final appeal for mercy was rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee. AFP PHOTO/ Rouf BHAT (Photo credit should read ROUF BHAT/AFP/Getty Images)