India's prime minister has so far made no public comments Pakistan PM has made a gesture of peace
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Live News Briefing – India & Pakistan conflict in Kashmir

The most serious flare-up of tensions in years and a real potential disaster for Asia.

The most serious flare-up of tensions in years - India and Pakistan in 'uncharted waters'

India and Pakistan in ‘uncharted waters’

If you have been reclused for the past few days or are just joining us, here’s a quick recap on this fast-moving story: The most serious flare-up of tensions in years and a real potential disaster for Asia. The world watches on as these two nuclear powers are plotting to make their next move.

Latest Updates…

  • Pakistan are due to release the Pilot prisoner at 3 pm (10 am GMT)
  • Israel hand a complicit hand in the attacks in Pakistan
  • Pakistan will not attend the OIC and are pressuring The Crown prince of Abu Dhabi to revoke India’s invitation
  • Indian PM Modi will not be at the Wagah border


  • PM Imran Khan has agreed to release the Indian pilot as a gesture of goodwill
  • Imran Khan the Pakistani pm has tried to call PM Modi to deescalate the situation
  • Pakistan airspace still closed
  • Nationalism and the far right are on the rise in India, putting Modi under serious pressure domestically
  • India’s army is still on high alert and will defend any further incursions
  • Isreali bombs were used in the attack in Pakistan
  • The Israeli military has been offering tactical support and sharing intelligence with India’s military ahead of the airstrikes in Pakistan
  • Backchannel dialogue is still ongoing but so far no agreement has been reached

Yesterday’s updates Wednesday 27th Feb 2019

  • Pakistan says it has shot down two Indian fighter jets and arrested one pilot who is in custody
  • The Indian army admits losing one aircraft in an aerial duel, saying the pilot is missing
  • After initially, denying the claims of Pakistan, India is demanding the safe return of its pilot
  • Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for a de-escalation of the situation.
  • India has summoned the Pakistan High Commissioner in Delhi to protest against ‘unprovoked aggression’
  • India claims it shot a Pakistani jet – a claim denied by Islamabad and question by Indian media, so far no evidence to support this claim has been provided

Post-Pakistan air strikes and capture of an Indian pilot

  • This all happened after Pakistani jets carried out “strikes” on the Indian-administered side of Kashmir
  • Retaliation for Indian strikes on Tuesday targeting militants in Pakistani territory
  • Pakistani Celebrities have come out onto social media insisting the army treats the prisoner of war with cordial respect.
  • The Pakistan army posted on social media showing the sound treatment and care of the prisoner
  • India’s Prime Minister Modi has so far made no public comments, following the Pakistani air strikes

Post-Indian air strikes – Killing suspected terrorists in Pakistani territory


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