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Pakistan downs Indian drone over Kashmir

By: RFE/RL Source: RFE/RL Pakistan’s military claims it has shot down a second Indian “spy drone” in two days flying in Pakistani airspace over the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. In a statement, Major General Asif Ghafoor, an army spokesman, said Pakistani troops downed the drone on January 2 along the Line of Control that divides the Pakistani and Indian-controlled portions of Kashmir. Ghafoor tweeted a photo purportedly showing the wreckage, but did not provide further details. Pakistan’s military also reported shooting down an Indian drone on January 1. There has been no comment from New Delhi. Kashmir is split between Pakistan and India, both of which...

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2 dead after clash at Kashmir border – Pakistan

By: Aamir Latif Source: Anadolu Agency Pakistan on Saturday accused longtime rival India of killing at least two civilians, including a girl by “unprovoked” firing along the Line of Control – a de facto border that divides the disputed Kashmir valley between the two nuclear-armed neighbors. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), a mouthpiece of Pakistan army, Indian border forces resorted to unprovoked firing with small and heavy weaponry in Chirikol and Satwal sectors along the LoC on Saturday morning killing two civilians and injuring three others. Pakistan army responded to Indian firing effectively, the ISPR added in a statement. The incident-latest in a...

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Three dead after Indian shelling in Kashmir

By: Abu Arqam Naqash Source: Reuters via MuslimVillage MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) – Three people were killed and five wounded on Monday in Indian shelling across the disputed border with Pakistan in the Himalayan region of Kashmir, Pakistani officials said, as tension simmers between the nuclear-armed neighbors. Feelings have run high since July, when Indian security forces killed a young Kashmiri fighter in Indian-administered Kashmir, prompting months of protests and a corresponding security crackdown that has claimed more than 80 lives. “There has been intense shelling in Nakyal sector since morning,” said Pakistani official Sardar Zeeshan Nisar, confirming the...

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