Indus Treaty Becomes a Factor in India-Pakistan Tension

23 Sep 2016 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KARACHI, Pakistan

Tensions between India and Pakistan have heightened in recent days following a September 18th incident in which an attack on an Indian army installation at the border town of Uri resulted, after a gun and grenade battle, in 13-14 Indian casualties in addition to the deaths of four assailants, described as terrorists associated with Pakistan.Since the incident, some more hawkish Indian commentators have been widely reported as calling for punitive measures against Pakistan, including withdrawal from the 56-year-old Indus Water Treaty, the terms of which govern water-sharing arrangements between the countries...

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