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Thursday, June 24, 1999 Published at 13:47 GMT 14:47 UK


World: South Asia

Picture gallery: The conflict in Kashmir




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India says it is fighting Pakistani-backed infiltrators who seized mountain-top positions.
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Hand-to-hand fighting has been reported as India said it had recaptured several militant positions.
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Pakistan has denied supporting the infiltrators and says Indian shelling is targeting innocent civilians.
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Worried over their safety, several residents living close to the border have left.
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Both countries have mounted international diplomatic campaigns to present their case.
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Thousands of refugees on both sides of the ceasefire line are now living in makeshift camps.




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