Kashmir conflict: India and Pakistan's bitter disupte - CNN
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India, Pakistan and China all claim partial or complete ownership of Kashmir.
India and Pakistan's Kashmir dispute: What you need to know
India also alleges Pakistan has ceded 3, square miles in Kashmir to China. The Line of Control divides the Indian- and Pakistani-controlled parts of Kashmir is miles km long. The tensions are at their worst in a decade India and Pakistan have fought three wars against each other since -- two over Kashmir in and Even after both countries became nuclear powers inthey came close to war once again in The Council on Foreign Relations says both countries have maintained a fragile ceasefire sincealthough the two rivals regularly exchange fire across the border.
The recent tensions are perhaps the worst in a decade. On September 18, armed militants attacked a remote Indian Army base in Urinear the Line of Control, killing 19 Indian soldiers in the deadliest attack on the Indian armed forces in decades. And on September 29, two Pakistani soldiers were killed after clashes with Indian troops on the de facto border between the two countries.
The conflict comes at huge cost Visitors walk up the Thajiwas glacier in Sonamarg in Kashmir. Recurrent claims that the Durand Treaty expired in are unfounded.
Kashmir Fast Facts - CNN
Cartographic depictions of boundary conflict with each other, but Treaty depictions are clear. The Afghan people, not the government, can take a final decision on it. Afghanistan—Pakistan skirmishes and Drone attacks in Pakistan An MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle, one of a unit which is launched from Afghanistan to engage targets on the Pakistani side of the Durand Line.
In JulyPakistani and Afghan forces clashed over border posts. The Afghan government claimed that Pakistani military established bases up to meters inside Afghanistan in the Yaqubi area near bordering Mohmand Agency.
The border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan has long been one of the most dangerous places in the world, due largely to very little government control. It is legal and common in the region to carry guns, and assault rifles and explosives are common.
While most of the time the Taliban cross the Durand Line from Pakistan into Afghanistan and carry out attacks inside Afghan cities, sometimes they cross from the Afghanistan side of the border and attack Pakistani security forces and cities. Recently, Taliban militants from Afghanistan's territory launched attacks on Pakistani border posts in which 34 Pakistani security forces were believed to be killed.
Police said the attackers targeted a checkpost, destroyed two schools and several houses, while killing a number of civilians. Border crossings are very common, especially among Pashtuns who cross the border to meet relatives or to work.