India violated the ceasefire, six civilians were injured, Pakistan said
ISLAMABAD, (BM) – India violated the ceasefire, a statement was published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan on May 5 on the official website of the department, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The statement said that as a result of shelling from India, 6 civilians were injured. The Pakistani side also indicated human rights violations by India in Jammu and Kashmir.
“Such rash actions clearly violate the ceasefire agreement of 2003 and completely ignore human rights, as well as constitute a threat to regional peace and security,” the statement said.
Recall that India and Pakistan challenge each other’s right to control the territory of the former principality of Kashmir. Both countries control part of the territory of the former principality. Also part of the territory of the former principality is controlled by China.
Indo-Pakistani conflict for Kashmir
Since 1858, the territory of modern India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar was considered the colonial possession of Great Britain. In 1947, British India gained independence and was divided into two independent states: India and Pakistan. The main point of conflict between the two countries was the Kashmir region. It has become the disputed territory claimed by India, Pakistan and China.
After the first Indo-Pakistani war (1947-1949), Kashmir was divided into two controlled units. The ceasefire line (now called the “control line”) in Kashmir actually, but not legally, became the border between India and Pakistan.
The situation is aggravated by the fact that Kashmir has traditionally been a Muslim territory, and now the vast majority of the population are Muslims. After the uprising in Indian Jammu and Kashmir in 1980, the activities of terrorist organizations supporting the independence of the region increased dramatically.
Pakistan is interested in gaining control over all of Kashmir, because by doing so, it, among other things, gets a convenient transport route to its ally, China.
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