Tag: Kashmir

Pakistan: Kashmir unrest threatens regional peace

A Kashmiris is denied its right to self-determination, Pakistan’s envoy to the UN has alleged that this is the cause of ‘flare-up’ which threatened regional peace and security. “Denial of the right of self-determination” to the people of Kashmir through an “independent plebiscite, promised to them by various Security Council[Read More…]

At least 87 killed, thousands injured in Kashmir : PHR report

A report published by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) claimed that at least 87 people were killed and thousands injured in the violent clashes that erupted in Kashmir after the killing of militant leader Burhan Wani by security forces. The report described the excessive and indiscriminate use of force against[Read More…]

15 Pak soldiers killed in past week in retaliatory fire: BSF

The BSF on Friday said it had killed 15 Pakistani paramilitary personnel while retaliating to cross-border shelling and firing in which two Indian civilians were killed and two injured in Jammu region. Firing mortar shells and using automatic weapons, Pakistani troops targeted civilian areas and forward security posts along the[Read More…]

Kashmir: Pakistani troops violate ceasefire along LoC in Naushera district, Indians retaliate

Another ceasefire violation was reported along the LoC in Naushera sector of Rajouri district late Monday night. Pakistani troops fired from small arms and shelled mortar bombs on forward posts as Indian forces retaliated. “There was ceasefire violation by Pak troops along the LoC in Naushera sector of Rajouri district”, a defence[Read More…]

Olive branch! India ready to help Pak act against terror: Rajnath

India is ready to help Pakistan take action against terrorists in Pakistan, including in Pakistani-administered Kashmir, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday. Pakistan should close down the “factory of terrorism”, Rajnath Singh said while addressing a Regional Editors Conference. Referring to the army’s surgical strikes on Pakistani territory,[Read More…]

Nawaz Sharif’s envoy says US no longer a world power

Mushahid Hussain Syed, special Kashmir envoy of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was quoted as saying, “The US is no longer a world power. It is a declining power. Forget about it.” He was speaking after the conclusion of an interaction at the Atlantic Council, one of the top American[Read More…]

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