Kashmir, Pakistan – At least 10 civilians and five security personnel were killed in cross-border attacks between India and Pakistan.

Pakistan says four civilians and one soldier have been killed in a rocket and mortar attack by Indian troops on the Kashmir line of Control (LoC). The Pakistani army said it responded to the fire, which was opened by the Indian Army.

India also announced that they had foiled an infiltration attempt from Pakistan in northern Kashmir, but six civilians, three soldiers and a Border Guard were killed on their side. The Prime Minister of Azad Jammu Kashmir, Raca Muhammad Farouk Heydar Khan, said at least 31 civilians had been injured and several houses damaged as a result of attacks by Indian troops.

More than 40 civilians have been killed in clashes between Indian and Pakistani soldiers this year.

Pakistan gave India a note of protest Pakistan gave a note of protest to a senior Indian diplomat it called to the Foreign Ministry on the grounds that the ceasefire had been violated at the line of control in Kashmir.

India has committed 2,779 violations of the ceasefire this year, 21 civilians have been killed and 206 injured during these violations, the foreign ministry said in a statement.

Pakistan and India blame each other for the ‘unprovoked violation’ of the ceasefire agreement reached between the two countries in 2003 in Kashmir.

Curfew in Kashmir on the 73rd anniversary of India’s independence.

Kashmir issue when Britain withdrew from colonial-ruled India in 1947, Kashmir, a principality at the time, faced a preference for unification with India or Pakistan, which had just gained its independence.

Although the Kashmiri people, whose population is 90 percent Muslim, were in favor of joining Pakistan in 1947, the Prince of the period decided to merge with India. The decision was opposed by the Muslim Kashmiri people. The sides fought for the first time in 1947, when Pakistan and India sent troops to the region. For the same reason, War broke out between the two countries in 1965 and 1999. As a result of the temporary ceasefire reached after the wars, 45 percent of Jammu Kashmir remained under the control of India and 35 percent of Pakistan. 20 percent of the eastern part of the region was dominated by bordering China.

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC), through its resolutions since 1948, envisages the demilitarization of Kashmir and its future to be determined by public vote. India has taken a stand against the popular vote, while Pakistan wants UNSC resolutions to be implemented.

A village in the Neelum Valley, on the line of control in Pakistani-administered Kashmir, was partially damaged by shelling by Indian forces.
At least 10 civilians and five security guards were killed in cross-border attacks between India and Pakistan.

Rocket and mortar attack by Indian troops on Kashmir line of Control (LoC), Pakistan. Four civilians and one soldier were killed as a result. The Pakistani army said it responded to the fire, which was opened by the Indian Army.

India also announced that they had foiled an infiltration attempt from Pakistan in northern Kashmir, but six civilians, three soldiers and a Border Guard were killed on their side.

The Prime Minister of Azad Jammu Kashmir, Raca Muhammad Farouk Heydar Khan, said at least 31 civilians had been injured and several houses damaged as a result of attacks by Indian troops. More than 40 civilians have been killed in clashes between Indian and Pakistani soldiers this year.

Pakistan gives India note of protest

Pakistan has issued a note of protest to a senior Indian diplomat it has summoned to the Foreign Ministry on the grounds that the ceasefire has been violated at the line of control in Kashmir.

India has committed 2,779 violations of the ceasefire this year, 21 civilians have been killed and 206 injured during these violations, the foreign ministry said in a statement.

Pakistan and India blame each other for the ‘unprovoked violation’ of the ceasefire agreement reached between the two countries in 2003 in Kashmir.

Kashmir issue

As Britain withdrew from colonial-ruled India in 1947, Kashmir, a principality at the time, faced a preference for unification with India or Pakistan, which had just gained their independence.

Although the Kashmiri people, whose population is 90 percent Muslim, were in favor of joining Pakistan in 1947, the Prince of the period decided to merge with India.

The decision was opposed by the Muslim Kashmiri people. The sides fought for the first time in 1947, when Pakistan and India sent troops to the region. For the same reason, War broke out between the two countries in 1965 and 1999.

As a result of the temporary ceasefire reached after the wars, 45 percent of Jammu Kashmir remained under the control of India and 35 percent of Pakistan. 20 percent of the eastern part of the region was dominated by bordering China.

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC), through its resolutions since 1948, envisages the demilitarization of Kashmir and its future to be determined by public vote.

India has taken a stand against the popular vote, while Pakistan wants UNSC resolutions to be implemented.