On 14 February, a terrorist of the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad rammed an explosive-laden auto into a CRPF convoy travelling on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
India says it is building dams to stop its share of water from flowing into Pakistan-controlled Kashmir as it seeks to punish its longtime rival for an attack on paramilitary soldiers last week that left 40 dead. We want to see it just stop.
India blames Pakistani Islamist militant groups for infiltrating into its part of Kashmir to fuel an insurgency and help separatist movements.
India's top military commander in Kashmir has alleged that Pakistan's main Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency was involved in the attack. He said India blamed Pakistan for the bombing "without any evidence" but added that Islamabad was ready to probe it and take action against guilty Pakistanis if evidence was shared with it. A lot of people were just killed. A lot of people are talking.
Furthermore Trump accused Pakistan of taking "very strong advantage" of the United States under other presidents. Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Earlier this week, Trump had termed the attack as a 'horrible one.' HIs administration offered full support to India to combat the menace of terror and also urged Islamabad to crackdown on those responsible for this heinous act.
India has been demanding action against armed fighters from Pakistan, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi under pressure from his Hindu nationalist base to show firmness weeks before he is set to call elections. We were paying Pakistan $1.3 billion a year.
"As if the use of pellet guns against Kashmiri protestors, the outright refusal by India to initiate political dialogue with the Kashmiris and Pakistan, ongoing "shoot to kill" orders against Kashmiris, were not enough, there is now a concerted campaign to whip up hatred and violence against Kashmiris and discrimination against them across India", he wrote. "And honestly, we've developed a much better relationship with Pakistan over the last short period of time than we had", he said.