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Monday, July 12, 1999 Published at 13:59 GMT 14:59 UK


World: South Asia

Picture gallery: Two months at war



The conflict in Kashmir began when India said that infiltrators had seized positions across the Line of Control in Indian-administered Kashmir.


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Air war escalates: India announces the loss of two war planes a day after launching air strikes.


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Severe shelling: the Red Cross estimates that 30,000 people on the Pakistani side of the disputed border were forced to flee.


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War of words: Indian officials say the pilot whose plane was shot down died from bullet wounds suffered after he ejected safely.


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Signing up: More young fighters in Pakistan enlist to fight in Kashmir.


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Goodwill gesture: Indian soldiers remain on alert in Kashmir during a pause in bombing.


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Victory celebrations: India announces it has taken the key Tiger Hill peak following an all-out assault.


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Diplomacy: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meets UK counterpart Tony Blair after talks in Washington at which President Clinton urged a withdrawal of the infiltrators.


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Crisis ends: After almost two months of conflict, Pakistan announces a "de-escalation" and India suspends air strikes.





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