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15 août 2019 | 14h07 UTC

Pakistan: Pakistani army claims three Pakistani and five Indian troops killed in fire across LoC Aug. 15

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Pakistani army claims three Pakistani troops and five Indian troops killed in exchange of fire across the Line of Control (LoC) August 15; intermittent cross-border fire likely to continue over the coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 15/8/2019, 12h00 until 17/8/2019, 11h59 (Asia/Karachi). COUNTRY/REGION Pakistan

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The Pakistani army claimed on Thursday, August 15, that three Pakistani and five Indian troops have been killed in an exchange of cross-border fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Kashmir region. A spokesman for the Pakistani army claimed that "intermittent exchange of fire" is ongoing along the LoC. The flare-up, one of the most violent clashes between Indian and Pakistani armed forces this year, comes amid heightened tensions in Kashmir over India's recent revocation of Jammu and Kashmir state's special autonomous status.

Further exchanges of cross-border fire are possible over the LoC in the coming days.


India and Pakistan both claim sovereignty over Kashmir, which has been the focus of periodic violent conflict since 1947.

Following a cabinet meeting on August 5, Indian Home Minister Amit Shah proposed to parliament that Article 370 in the Constitution, which granted Jammu and Kashmir a special status, be revoked. He also proposed that Jammu and Kashmir be reorganized as a Union Territory with an Assembly, and Ladakh be a separate Union Territory with no legislature.


Individuals in Kashmir are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

Some Western governments advise their citizens against travel to parts of Kashmir, notably including areas along the Line of Control (LoC), due to the significant risk of violence.


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