Indian Army says it carried out by the “surgical strikes” against suspected militants along the de facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir.
A senior official in the army, said the goal of the operation in preventing attacks being planned to militants based in Pakistan have.
“They have caused huge losses to the terrorists and those who are trying to support them.”
Pakistan denies that India has conducted any strikes and says two of its soldiers were killed in cross-border shelling.
“The concept of surgical strike linked to alleged terrorist bases” is an illusion generated deliberately by India to create a false effects, “the Pakistani army said in a statement.
Pakistan said its soldiers were killed in the shooting was “unjustified” along the Line of Control that divides the disputed region.
Tensions have risen since he left the armed attack on the base of the Indian army in Kashmir and killed 18 soldiers earlier this month. India has blamed the attack on Pakistan, which denied the allegation.
What do you know about “blows”?
India army gave few details of the operation, which says it carried out overnight.
In a joint press conference by the military and the State Department, officials said,
“The motivation behind the process to hit the terrorists were planning to infiltrate our territory” and.
He also accused the Director General of India’s military operations,
General Ranbir Singh, Pakistan’s “inability to control terrorist activities in the territories under its control.”
“Based on the receipt of reliable and specific inputs that some terrorist teams have themselves in the firing along the Line of Control to carry out infiltration and carry out terrorist strikes in Jammu and Kashmir operations platforms in various metro in other states,
the Indian army conducted surgical strikes in several A statement to this launchers to pre-empt terrorist infiltration. ”
The statement said the “surgical strikes” cause “great damage to the terrorists.”
But the army did not say whether the troops have entered Pakistani Kashmir or been fired across the border.
However, news agency Press Trust of India quoted sources as saying the operation took place between midnight and 0430 on Thursday,
it was a combination of helicopter and ground forces, and seven targeted “launchers” militant.
She said some media reports saying that India is more than 30 insurgents were killed in the operation.
Pakistani military officials said the fighting began in the early hours of Thursday morning,
and lasted for six hours.
The BJP government of Narendra Modi swept to power promising a tough stance in Pakistan, so he has been under enormous pressure to respond after the September 18 attack on an army base in Uri in Indian Kashmir.
The bloody raid of its kind in years.
“I would like to assure the nation that those behind this cowardly attack will not go unpunished,
” Mr. Modi announced just hours after al-Qaeda attacked.
There was also a lot of talk about whether India should continue with its doctrine of “strategic restraint” against Pakistan.
“Blow” is now seen by many observers as aimed to calm the angry local constituency
and send the message that Mr. Moody is a strong leader.
Why Pakistan says?
He criticized the country’s prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, “the unjustified and naked from the Indian militants aggression” and said the army is able to thwart
“any evil to undermine Pakistan’s sovereignty design.”
Islamabad says India’s position is “a blatant attempt” to divert attention from human rights abuses in the region.
More than 80 people, almost all of them anti-government protesters,
have been killed in more than two months of violence against Indian rule.
Why is Kashmir so dangerous?
Both India and Pakistan claim Muslim-majority Kashmir in its entirety, but control only parts of it.
Territorial dispute between the two countries has been running for decades,
and two of the three wars fought between the nuclear-armed neighbors have been over Kashmir.
As with every confrontation in Kashmir,
and the fear of many is that this could escalate in the end to major clash between the nuclear-armed states.
But most analysts still believe that is unlikely to happen, it is likely that this will continue,
sporadic clashes and diplomatic saber-rattling.