• Short Summary

    THE INDIAN ARMY HAS REOCCUPIED TWO PAKISTAN POTS IN THE KARGIL SECTOR OF KASHMIR WHICH THE INDIANS WITHDREW FROM LAST MONTH FOLLOWING THE POSTING OF UNITED NATIONS OBSERVES THERE.

  • Description

    THE INDIAN ARMY HAS REOCCUPIED TWO PAKISTAN POTS IN THE KARGIL SECTOR OF KASHMIR WHICH THE INDIANS WITHDREW FROM LAST MONTH FOLLOWING THE POSTING OF UNITED NATIONS OBSERVES THERE. MEANWHILE, IN SRINAGAR, THE KASHMIRI CAPITAL, THE ONLY SIGN OF CONFLICT ELSEWHERE IN THE STATE IS AN EXHIBITION OF CAPTURED PAKISTAN WEAPONS, AND TROOPS "DIGGING IN" AROUND THE CITY.

    IN SRINAGAR, NEWSMEN HAVE BEEN SHOWN WEAPONS CLAIMED TO HAVE BEEN CAPTURED FROM PAKISTANI INFILTRATORS. THERE ARE ALSO PACKETS OF CIGARETTES, RAZOR BLADES, AND CHINESE-MADE TORCH BATTERIES, AS WELL AS ARMY SLEEPING BAGS MADE IN THE UNITED STATES. THE INDIAN AUTHORITIES CLAIM THAT THE VARIETY OF CAPTURED ARTICLES SHOW THAT THE PAKISTANIS ARE A SELF-CONTAINED FORCE IN KASHMIR.

    IN THEIR LATEST MILITARY MOVE IN THE KARGIL SECTOR THE INDIANS SAY THAT THE SECTOR HAS BEEN A SPECIFIC OBJECT OF "PAKISTAN AGGRESSION". IN A STATEMENT TO THE INDIAN PARLIAMENT, THE DEFENCE MINISTER, MR. Y.B. CHAVAN, SAID THE SITUATION CREATED BY "PAKISTAN ARMED INFILTRATORS" WAS "A THREAT TO THE TERRITORIAL INTEGRITY OF OUR COUNTRY".

    IN WEST PAKISTAN, THE GOVERNOR, MR. MALIK AMIR MOHAMMAD KHAN, SAID PAKISTAN REGARDED HER INDEPENDENCE AS INCOMPLETE BECAUSE OF "THE SUBJUGATION OF KASHMIRIS BY INDIA". HE SAID PAKISTAN WOULD ALWAYS SUPPORT "THE RIGHTFUL CAUSE OF THE KASHMIRIS."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAS6F3C4UPI0YR4SM3QNUSLXHD
    Media URN:
    VLVAAS6F3C4UPI0YR4SM3QNUSLXHD
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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