Indian paramilitary soldiers and policemen engulfed in smoke watch from a distance as Kashmiri protesters throw stones and bricks at them during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, Oct. 7, 2016.

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Tensions have flared over a lethal militant assault and alleged Indian atrocities in Kashmir

Pakistan says it has uncovered a community of spies working from India’s mission in Islamabad.

The names and images of eight officers accused of operating an alleged espionage ring have been leaked to the press.

On Wednesday, Pakistan mentioned it was withdrawing six officers from its mission in Delhi after they have been outed as suspected spies by India.

Tensions flared after 19 Indian troops have been killed by Kashmir militants in September. Pakistan denied any hyperlink.

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India has detained Pakistanis it accuses of spying

“We’re upset that India has not solely been discovered concerned in selling terrorist actions and terror financing… however India has additionally been utilizing its diplomatic mission for its nefarious designs,” mentioned an announcement from Pakistan’s international ministry.

It’s not clear if India will withdraw the eight officers named or whether or not Pakistan may expel them.

Either side have accused one another in current weeks of violating a 2003 ceasefire in disputed Kashmir, the supply of two of their three wars since independence from Britain in 1947.

Not less than 24 individuals, most of them civilians, had been killed in cross-border firing since Friday, the BBC reported on Tuesday.

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The brother of Indian girl Rajinder Kaur mourns after she is killed by Pakistani shelling

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Folks in Pakistan have been marching in help of Kashmiris below Indian rule