Villagers say they're tired of living dangerously in Kashmir

Asia Pacific / Social Issues Aug 30, 2019

Villagers say they're tired of living dangerously in Kashmir

Villagers in Chakothi in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir said Thursday they are frustrated with living in constant fear of fighting along the heavily militarized frontier in the disputed Himalayan region. Their situation has been exacerbated since India's government, led by the Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, imposed a ...

Asia Pacific Aug 6, 2013

Five Indian soldiers killed in border skirmish

India said Tuesday that five of its soldiers died after their border post was attacked in the disputed region of Kashmir, six months after some of the most serious violence in a decade derailed peace talks with neighbor Pakistan. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar ...