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Kargil Day: Tribute To Indian Army

Almost 17 Years have passed now when Indian soldiers claimed a victory over Pakistani who tried to infiltrate into India through Kargil district of Kashmir.
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The Kargil war was fought for more than 60 days
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During the initial stages of the war, Pakistan blamed the fighting entirely on independent Kashmiri insurgents, but documents left behind by casualties and later statements by Pakistan’s Prime Minister and Chief of Army Staff showed involvement of Pakistani paramilitary forces

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Pakistani Lieutenant general Shahid Aziz, and then head of ISI analysis wing, has confirmed there were no mujahideen but only regular Pakistan Army soldiers who took part in the Kargil War
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It is one of the very few instances of direct, conventional warfare between nuclear states
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Kargil was targeted partly because of several unoccupied military positions
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The war resulted in the loss of life on both sides

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On this day, 26 July 1999, India successfully took command of the high outpost
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