It was on Thursday that a car laden with explosives drove into a truck belonging to the indian security forces. The militant and Pakistanbaserade islamistgruppen Jaish-e-Mohammad has claimed the attack which claimed at least 44 lives.
India state that they have ”irrefutable evidence” that Pakistan is involved in the attack, something which has been condemned strongly by the neighbouring country in the northwest.
finance minister Arun Jaitley that the country will take ”all possible diplomatic steps” to ”total isolate” and to exclude Pakistan from the international community, reports the BBC.
at the same time, said India's prime minister Narendra Modi that the neighbouring country can expect a strong response, according to Reuters.
"We will give a fitting response, our neighbor can not be allowed to destabilise us," said the prime minister in a speech on Friday.
Fawad Chaudhry has demanded that India should provide evidence for their claims and have even offered help in the investigation of the attack.
– There is no evidence. This needs to be investigated, " he says to CNN-News 18.
Since the end of the 1980s, the situation in Kashmir has been volatile and in recent years has the violence escalated in the region as both India and Pakistan believe that they have the full right to.
for at least ten suicide attacks since 1989, and Thursday's attack is the deadliest in decades.
India has long accused Pakistan of supporting the militant separatistgrupper in the region. Pakistan, on its part, has consistently denied the allegations and instead argued that they provide political support to the region's oppressed muslim population.
Last year killed more than 500 people in the violence in Kashmir, among them civilians, security forces and military.
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