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Indian police station attacked by Muslim militants in Jammu and Kashmir State

On March 20, at least two militants, believed to be from Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeI) raided an Indian police station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district. Four Indians were killed. The militants, dressed in Indian military fatigues, were then killed in a … Continue reading

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Pakistan & India: Cross-border fire reported along Line of Control (LoC) on February 27

Reports indicated that shooting erupted between Indian and Pakistani forces near Pakistan’s Kenthigal Dabsi village in the Nakyal district along the Line of Control (LoC), leading to one Pakistani civilian receiving wounds. Earlier, several shots were reportedly fired in India’s … Continue reading

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India & Pakistan border hostilities likely to continue as Islamabad seeks to intensify Kashmir debate

On January 13, in a joint conference with Sartaj Aziz, adviser to Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif on national security and foreign affairs, visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry asked Pakistan to work with India to establish peace. However, Aziz … Continue reading

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Thousands flee border as fighting between India and Pakistan escalates

Tensions on one of the world’s most fortified borders have escalated over the last two weeks. On New Year’s Eve, days of cross-border skirmishes escalated into hours of heavy cross-border fire between Indian and Pakistani forces over the Line of … Continue reading

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India and Pakistan again trade shelling in disputed Jammu and Kashmir region

With tensions running high in Pakistan following the recent Peshawar killings, and India on high-alert for jihadist attacks emanating from Pakistan, Indian and Pakistan forces have again traded cross-border fire in the restive and disputed Jammu and Kashmir regions for … Continue reading

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Washington warns India of major jihadist attacks ahead of Obama visit

Concerns are growing in India, with warnings that Muslim militants are plotting attacks against the Hindu-led state. According to recent reports, the US government warned India of possible militant attacks in the capital New Delhi and the restive regions of … Continue reading

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