People and Indian army troops gather near the wreckage of an Indian aircraft after it crashed about 34km south of Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir. Photo: Xinhua
People and Indian army troops gather near the wreckage of an Indian aircraft after it crashed about 34km south of Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir. Photo: Xinhua
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Kashmir conflict explained: what took Pakistan and India to brink of war?

  • Pakistani forces shot down an Indian fighter jet in its airspace and has a pilot in its custody, while India says it too shot down a Pakistani fighter jet
  • It follows a suicide attack on Indian troops in February, which brought further pressure on Prime Minister Modi to retaliate

People and Indian army troops gather near the wreckage of an Indian aircraft after it crashed about 34km south of Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir. Photo: Xinhua
People and Indian army troops gather near the wreckage of an Indian aircraft after it crashed about 34km south of Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir. Photo: Xinhua
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