The Kargil Conflict

Date: May-July 1999

The third war in a series of wars between India and Pakistan over the disputed land region of Kashmir.

Cause of War: infiltration of Pakistani soldiers into positions on the Indian side of the Line of Control (LOC)

                        ---> Infringement of the border between the two states

                        ---> belligerent atmosphere in general due to development of nuclear weaponry in both countries

Extent of Violence: Army, Navy, and Air Force were all deployed

Conflict Resolved: India defeated Pakistan in the war and drove Pakistani militants out of the state

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