Over a dozen houses were burnt to ashes when Indian military carried out motor and rocket attacks on civilian population. One Pakistani soldier and five civilians died while 33 others were injured. In retaliation five India troops were reportedly killed.
Many have migrated from the troubled bordering region to safer areas after heavy skirmishes. India blames Islamabad for supporting insurgency in its controlled Kashmir region. Many Kashmiris took to the streets to protest against India over the civilian casualties. The border tension has been high between the two neighbors since August last year when India forcibly annexed its part of disputed Kashmir into its federation.
The merger of only Indian Muslim majority State was done in defiance of 11 UN Security council resolutions which call for referendum to let people decide on whether they want to stay with India or join Pakistan.
Pakistan has come up with a comprehensive dossier providing specific details of what it calls Indian aggression fast reaching to its mainland from Kashmir region through different terrorist outfits. Battlegrounds between Pakistan and India seem to spread far beyond disputed Kashmir region.
Citing intelligence reports, Islamabad has blamed New Delhi to have set up 87 terrorist camps 21 in India and 66 in Afghanistan. Officials here say that India has recruited over 700 militants including Daesh terrorists to carry out terrorism in Pakistan and false flag operations across the region.