Kashmir attack: Villagers evacuate after India 'surgical strikes'

Kashmir attack: Villagers evacuate after India 'surgical strikes'
 

Indian villagers living close to the border with Pakistan are fleeing, one day after India said it launched strikes targeting militants in Kashmir.
India said it conducted "surgical strikes" along the de facto border. Pakistan denied that, saying two of its soldiers died in cross-border shelling.
People from a number of villages in Punjab state were leaving amid fears the confrontation might escalate.
Disputed Kashmir has been a flashpoint for decades and has sparked two wars.
Analysts say India has previously conducted more substantial strikes without any serious escalation of... read more

 
30 September 2016 in World News, Views: 36
Source: BBC
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