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There's no respite in Kashmir, even as tensions between 2 sides subside

Mar 04, 2019 - The Washington Post

NEW DELHI - When tensions spiked last week between India and Pakistan, mortar shells started falling in Aijaz Ahmad's village. For hours, he lay awake listening as the two countries shelled each other across the line that divides the disputed region of Kashmir. Some of the rounds damaged nearby houses, while another fell in a market.

"Anyone can pay with his life," said Ahmad, 35.

For villagers living near Kashmir's dividing line, the fact that Pakistan and India have taken steps bac...