The troubling rise of Indo-Pak border tensions
Why ceasefire violations along the LoC and the international border intensified since 2013, with higher fatalities on both sides.
The number of ceasefire violations in Kashmir along the India-Pakistan Line of Control and the international border has increased tremendously over the past five years, and rather dramatically since 2017 in particular. This summer, the Indian government informed the Lok Sabha that 881 ceasefire violations (CFVs) had taken place in 2017, compared to only 449 in 2016.
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