India and Pakistan have agreed to uphold a 2003 cease-fire settlement within the disputed Himalayan area of Kashmir, ending months of back-and-forth clashes which have left dozens of individuals lifeless.
Pakistan’s army introduced Wednesday that the 2 sides had agreed to finish the hostilities throughout talks on a particular hotline.
Either side have exchanged gunfire and artillery hearth throughout the Line of Management that divides Kashmir between the 2 nuclear-armed rivals, forcing tens of hundreds of civilians on the Indian aspect to flee their houses.
New Delhi has accused Islamabad of supporting insurgents who’re preventing for Kashmiri independence or a merger with Pakistan, a cost denied by Islamabad.
India and Pakistan each declare Kashmir as its personal territory, and have fought two wars over the disputed area because the break up of Hindu-dominated India and Muslim-dominated Pakistan after India gained its independence from Britain in 1947.