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 working an alleged espionage ring had been leaked to the press.

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

Tensions flared after 19 Indian troops had 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 a press release from Pakistan’s overseas ministry.

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

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

At the very least 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 lady Rajinder Kaur mourns after she is killed by Pakistani shelling

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Individuals in Pakistan have been marching in assist of Kashmiris underneath Indian rule