Kashmir: Is Pakistan planning to take direct control over its part?
31 December 2019 | 1:45 pm
Kashmiri nationalists have slammed reports that Islamabad is planning to take direct control of Pakistan-administered Kashmir. It comes months after India scrapped the special autonomous status of its own part.
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