Nawaz Sharif to witness military drill in an area bordering India
The Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif along with country’s powerful army Chief Raheel Sharif left for a secret area bordering India. And now Nawaz Sharif to witness military exercise of ground and air power amidst increasing tension with India over Kashmir.
Air planes, tanks, artillery and other heavy weapons will be used during Wednesday’s military drill, which is directed at checking readiness of the army in reacting to any militant situations, two officials said. The drills come after three days of Indian soldiers firing in Kashmir which killed seven Pakistani soldiers.
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The official’s stated that Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif will be witnessing the exercise less than two weeks before he retires after completing his three-year term. The Pakistani government has not yet announced who will be the new army chief.
Tensions between the two nuclear-armed countries have increased in recent months after the militant attacks on Indian military facilities in the Indian-occupied part of Kashmir. India has blamed Pakistan-based militants for the attacks, a charge which Pakistan denies.
Despite several pleas from the United Nations, the two sides have continued to exchange fire in the disputed Himalayan region. The violence has forced numerous villagers on the Pakistani side to flee for safety.
India says it has been reacting upon the Pakistani violations of a 2003 cease-fire. Two of the three wars between India and Pakistan since 1947 have been fought over their competing claims to Kashmir. Each has administered a part of Kashmir since 1947.
Description: Pakistan PM to witness Military drill. Now let’s see what will happen next as both the nations are in no mood to compromise.