US senator barred from Kashmir as lockdown enters 3rd month

Indian activist and education reformer Sandeep Pandey, right, holds a local daily newspaper of Srinagar, as he addresses a press conference in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. Pandey and a U.S. senator were barred from visiting Indian-administered Kashmir, the disputed Himalayan territory where at least 10 people were injured Saturday in a grenade blast as a government security and communications lockdown entered a third month. Also seen is Faisal Khan of Khudai Khidmatgar, an organization founded by freedom fighter Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan.