Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged New Delhi to hold dialogue over the Kashmir conflict a couple of times since he assumed power previous year and has warned that continued suppression of Kashmiris by the Indian forces will result in grim consequences. "In this operation, a very large number of JeM terrorists, trainers, senior commanders and groups of jihadis who were being trained for fidayeen action were eliminated", foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said in a statement in New Delhi.
Tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors rose following the February 14th bombing in Kashmir that killed 40 Indian troops.
Forty Central Reserve Police Force personnel were killed when a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into a bus in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. The JeM is a UN-designated terrorist group that has been responsible for numerous terrorist attacks and is a threat to regional stability.
State Minister for Interior Shehryar Afridi maintained the action was taken without any foreign pressure and the government was taking indiscriminate action against banned outfits.
Sources said the military officials of the two armies spoke over the hotline on Tuesday during which India had asked Pakistani side not to target civilian population along the LoC.
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"As was stated during the Joint Press Conference on February 28, the Indian navy remains deployed as necessary to protect National Maritime Interests", a statement issued by Indian navy said. The next day, Islamabad captured an Indian Air Force pilot after a dogfight between the two air forces.
An article in the Atlantic magazine suggested that both countries were hiding facts from their people while working quietly to prevent a war.
Attacking Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, Gandhi said Modi is aware of his "corrupt activities" and was "remote controlling" him.
Preet Gill, Labour MP for Birmingham Edgbaston, told Eastern Eye: "The diaspora communities are rightly concerned about the escalating tensions between India and Pakistan". "I have tried to talk to Prime Minister Modi", the PM had said in his parliament speech.