Border skirmishes claiming lives

Border skirmishes claiming lives
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India and Pakistan armies entering into skirmishes near the Line of Control in Rajouri and Nowshera sectors is an indication that situation is still far from normal.
Skirmishes along the Line of Control (LoC) have increased since the day India carried out airstrikes at Balakote. After the airstrikes Pakistan retaliated by sending its jets across the LoC and since then LoC and borders are on fire.
On Friday three members of a family were killed after a shell “fired from across the border” landed and exploded inside their house in Jhullas area of Poonch district. The deceased include a woman, her son and daughter.
People were hoping that return of Wing Commander Abhinandan would lead to some kind of peace at least for sometime but it has not happened. According to the media reports people living close to LoC have been asked to vacate their homes as guns are roaring on both sides.
If the tension keeps on prevailing on the borders and both the armies keep on trading fire there is every possibility about situation taking an ugly turn and it could prove deadly.
The need of the hour is that both the countries should at least give dialogue a chance and try to see if some middle way could be found. Both the countries have to take their foot off the pedal. Leaders in both the countries need to think about starting a dialogue. They need to sit across the table to save the lives of the people. It has been proven beyond doubt that war is no solution and it won’t take them anywhere. One hopes that these skirmishes end and peace is given a chance.