MOSCOW (Sputnik) – At least seven civilians died and 15 others were injured from the Indian side as result of shells launched from the Pakistani side of the border, Indian authorities said, while Pakistan foreign ministry said that six civilians were killed by shelling from the Indian side of the border on Monday, according to the CNN.
Kashmir has been disputed between India and Pakistan since the partition of India in 1947. The two countries have gone through three wars over the region, but the conflict has not been resolved.
The recent escalation of violence across the India-Pakistan border came after 19 Indian soldiers died as a result of the September 18 attack by armed militants on a base outside of Srinagar, the capital of India-administered Kashmir.
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