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J&K's Stateless People

At the time of partition which was followed by tribal invasion, more than 7000 families crossed to this side of the LoC and International Border from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and the then Western Pakistan. Later on, during Indo-Pak wars of 1965 and 1971, nearly 10,000 families got dislocated from 47 villages of Chhamb area. The families who had to migrate on various occasions since 1947. Read Excerpts from Parliamentary Report Here

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India, Pakistan Exchange Heavy Gunfire In Kashmir's Kupwara District

Date: 30 July 2015
India and Pakistan Wednesday exchanged heavy gunfire along the LoC in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The Pakistan Army fired at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) today in the frontier district, a police official said. 'Pakistan army violated ceasefire in Machil sector of the LoC today using small arms and automatics,' he said. Indian troops, he said, retaliated effectively, following which the firing stopped. There was no immediate confirmation of any casualties on any side.
[courtesy: Greater Kashmir]

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