Pakistan fury after India launches Kashmir strikes


Indian commandos carried out a series of lightning strikes early on Thursday morning (September 29) along the de facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir, provoking furious charges of “naked aggression” from its nuclear-armed neighbour. Amid anger in India over a recent deadly assault on one of its army bases in Kashmir, officials said troops had conducted “surgical strikes” several kilometres inside the Pakistan-controlled side of the disputed territory to prevent attacks being planned on major Indian cities. The strikes aimed at “neutralising the terrorists” had caused “multiple casualties”, according to Indian officials. Pakistan said two of its soldiers had been…

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