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India's Kashmir Minister Dies at 79 of Pneumonia

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, chief minister of India's northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, died Thursday in a New Delhi hospital of pneumonia. Sayeed was hospitalized two weeks ago. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to offer condolences, saying Sayeed "provided a healing touch to Kashmir through his leadership." Sayeed, 79, one of the country's best-known Muslim politicians, took over as chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir state for the second time...

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