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Indo-Pak Tensions in Kashmir: Pakistani Forces Accuses India of “State-Sponsored Terrorism”

Earlier in July 2019, approximately five Pakistani soldiers have been killed in an explosive blast in the Kashmiri de-facto border that divides Indian and Pakistani-controlled sections of the territory, referred to by its chosen term, the “Line of Control (LoC)”, in which the Pakistani military branded it as “state-sponsored terrorism” by the Indian forces.

The explosive blast was reported to have happened “in Barnala, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, at Jhumb Sector just a few metres away from the Line of Control”, according to Pakistan’s Inter-Services Public Relations, via Sputnik News, with the victims of the blast being identified as:

  • Naik Sher Zaman;
  • Subedar Muhammad Sadiq;
  • Sepoy Muhammad Tayyib;
  • Sepoy Zohaib, and;
  • Sepoy Ghulam Qasim.

Pakistan and India have been politically involved in fighting since the split of British India in 1947, especially over the Kashmiri territory, while unfortunately claiming the lives of civilians in the process.

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[…] During the events that led to the revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s administrative autonomy, India has clamped down on internet and media as part of a security lockdown, in which reactions to this have been negative (not to mention earlier reports of India doing this) and has called the move “a new system [that] we all will able to free Jammu and Kashmir of terrorism and separatism”, and its Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, branding the abrogation of Article 370 as “the dream of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, BR Ambedkar, Syama Prasad Mookerjee and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajapyee” being “fulfilled”, while in response to India, Pakistan suspends trade with India and downgrade overall ties with India, to the point whereby Bollywood/Indian entertainment content is going to be banned as a result and sporting relationships with the two countries has been affected, as Pakistan and India’s Davis Cup tennis tie remains uncertain due to the Kashmir situation. In addition to downgrading diplomatic ties with India, Pakistan will consider non-military routes towards dealing with the current crisis, with Pakistan’s cricketer-turned-prime minister, Imran Khan, threatening to challenge India’s geographical actions in the UN Security Council and to the International Criminal Court, while accusing its neighbouring arch-nemesis, India, of encouraging “state-sponsored terrorism” earlie…. […]

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