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February 28, 2019: When Kashmir remained on edge

On edge: Indian and Pakistani troops traded fire along the Line of Control in Kashmir on Thursday, a day after the neighbours downed each other’s jets. Reuters reported that the U.S., China and other world powers have urged restraint as tensions escalate following tit-for-tat air strikes in the wake of a suicide attack that killed at least 40 CRPF personnel in Pulwama on February 14. U.S. President Donald Trump said American mediation was helping to defuse the crisis between two nuclear powers. Picture shows the red-and-white emblem being painted on the roof of SMHS Hospital in Srinagar on Wednesday to avoid it being targeted.   | Photo Credit: REUTERS

Indian and Pakistani troops traded fire along the Line of Control in Kashmir on February 28, 2019, a day after the neighbours downed each other’s jets. Reuters reported that the U.S., China and other world powers have urged restraint as tensions escalate following tit-for-tat air strikes in the wake of a suicide attack that killed at least 40 CRPF personnel in Pulwama on February 14. U.S. President Donald Trump said American mediation was helping to defuse the crisis between two nuclear powers. Picture shows the red-and-white emblem being painted on the roof of SMHS Hospital in Srinagar on February 27 to avoid it being targeted.


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