Ceasefire violations on the Line of Control
In this photograph taken on January 8, 2013, Pakistani army personnel carry the coffin of soldier Mohammad Aslam, who was killed in a border post attack in the Haji Pir sector in Pakistani Kashmir by the Indian army, during his funeral in Khairpur village Chakwal district. Pakistani and Indian troops exchanged fire on January 6 along their disputed border in Kashmir, with each side accusing the other of starting the clash. Pakistan on January 9 denied an Indian claim that its troops killed two Indian soldiers in a
This photograph taken on January 8, 2013, shows Pakistani army officials laying a wreath on the grave of soldier Mohammad Aslam.
In this photograph taken on January 8, 2013, a mourner comforts the mother of Pakistani soldier Mohammad Aslam.
Indian military personnel pay their respects in front of the caskets bearing the bodies of Indian soldiers Lance Naik (Corporal) Sudhakar Singh and Lance Naik Hemraj, killed during a skirmish in the disputed Kashmir region, before their departure from Rajouri, some 150kms from Jammu, on January 9, 2013, allegedly killed by Pakistani soldiers during a skirmish in the disputed Kashmir region, before their departure from Rajouri, some 150kms from Jammu, on January 9, 2013.
Salman Bashir, Pakistanâ€™s ambassador to New Delhi disembarks his car as he arrives to meet Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai in New Delhi January 9, 2013. India summoned Bashir on Wednesday to register a protest over the alleged killing of two Indian soldiers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir. Pakistan denied the â€œbaseless and unfounded allegationsâ€ by India, calling it â€œpropagandaâ€ to divert attention from an earlier raid on Sunday resulting in the killing of one Pakistani soldier.
Indiaâ€™s Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid speaks during a news conference in New Delhi January 9, 2013. Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid said Pakistani ambassador Salman Bashir had been summoned and â€œspoken to in very strong terms,â€ but he warned against â€œan escalation of a very unwholesome event that has taken place.â€