Pakistan/India Fyle

5/15/17

  • The UN condemns the widespread use of torture by the Pakistani police, the intelligence community, and military. [Link]
  • Two civilians in Kashmir were killed by fighting between the Pakistani and Indian military. [Link]

5/13/17

  • A suicide bomber in Pakistan killed 25 people in an attack on a member of the Pakistani Senate. The Senator was traveling in a convoy and survived the attack. The Islamic State group in Pakistan is claiming responsibility. [Link]

5/2/17

  • India attacks a Pakistani position near the Pakistan/India border. Seven Pakistani soldiers were killed in the attack. India says the attack is a response to Pakistan mutilating the bodies of two Indian soldiers. [Link]

4/28/17

  • A US drone strike has killed seven people in Pakistan. One of the dead is claimed to be the commander of the Pakistani Taliban. [Link]

3/4/17

  • The Trump Administration carries out its first airstrike in Pakistan. Two men on a motorcycle were killed by a US drone. [Link]

2/24/17

  • A bombing in Pakistan kills at least ten people. This attack continues a trend in bombing across Pakistan in the past few weeks. No group has claimed responsibility for this bombing. [Link]

2/18/17

  • The Pakistan government claims they have killed over 100 terrorists in response to the terrorist attack on a shrine. [Link]

2/17/17

  • An ISIS suicide bombing at a shrine in Pakistan kills at least 75 and the death toll is expected to increase. Some reports put the death toll over 100. In response to the bombing, Pakistan has announced it will close the border with Afghanistan. [Link]

1/21/17

  • At least 20 people were killed in a market explosion in Pakistan. The Pakistani Taliban are claiming responsibility for the attack. [Link]

12/27/16

  • The Pakistani Defense Minister tweets a nuclear threat to Israel after reading a fake news story. [Link]

12/19/16

  • A report from Human Rights Watch shows that 600 people died while in police custody in India from 2010-2015. [Link]

11/30/16

  • Militants attack Indian military bases in the Kashmir region. 7 Indian soldiers died in the attacks. India blames Pakistan for the attacks. [Link]

11/21/16

  • The Islamic State is taking responsibility for an attack in Pakistan that left 4 Pakistani security force members dead. [Link]

11/20/16

  • Pakistan shoots down an Indian drone that crossed over the Line of Control in Kashmir. Fighting between India and Pakistan has left four people dead in recent days on the Pakistani side of the Line of Control. [Link]

11/15/16

  • Indian shelling in the Kashmir region leaves 7 Pakistani soldiers dead. Pakistan reports they responded to the Indian shelling, but the Indian government has not reported any casualties. [Link]

11/13/16

  • An explosion in Pakistan kills at least 52. The Islamic State is claiming responsibility. [Link]

11/3/16

  • Pakistan recalls 4 diplomats from India and threatens to expel 5 Indian diplomats from Pakistan. [Link]

11/2/16

  • At least 19 people were left dead after another skirmish between Pakistan and India over the contested region of Kashmir.  [Link]

10/25/16

  • In Pakistan, 5-6 gunmen attack a police academy killing 59 trainees. [Link]

10/8/16

  • A terror attack in Pakistan train kills 6 and leaves 19 wounded. [Link]

10/3/16

  • Militants from Kashmir cross into India and attack Indian troops. India responds by going into Kashmir and getting into a skirmish with Pakistani troops. 1 Indian troop died in the skirmish. [Link]

9/30/16

  • 2 Pakistani troops are killed by the Indian military in the contested region of Kashmir. This attack is apart of an escalation in tension between the two countries, both armed with nuclear weapons. [Link]

7/24/16

  • China is asking India to back off. The Indian Government recently moved 100 tanks onto its border with China. China and India have ongoing border disputes. These disputes have been ongoing and the countries are continuing to work through an arbitration process. The Indians report that the tanks were a response to Chinese troop increases from 60,000 to 80,000 troops. This move irked Chinese investors, who are now pulling out of India. [Link]