- RT Published on Feb 25, 2019
An Indian minister claimed that the country’s aircraft made a successful bombing run against terrorists on the Pakistani-controlled side of Kashmir. Pakistan said the Indian jets ‘released a payload’ while fleeing. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/9p32
- BBC News Published on Feb 26, 2019
India says it launched air strikes against Kashmiri militants in Pakistani territory after a suicide bombing earlier this month that killed 46 Indian soldiers. A top Indian minister said strikes targeted a training camp of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) group in Balakot. Pakistan said it scrambled fighter planes in response. The move represents an escalation of hostilities between the two nuclear-armed neighbours. It is the first air strike launched across the line of control – the border that divides India-administered Kashmir from Pakistan-administered Kashmir – since a war between the two countries in 1971.