After a US intelligence report earlier this week claimed that Pakistan is supporting terror groups in its proxy war against India in border states, India has increased vigilance along the Line of Control (LoC). “Pakistan has a long history of supporting anti-India militant groups, and under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India is more likely than in the past to respond with military force to perceived or real Pakistani provocations. The perception of heightened tensions on both sides raises the risk of conflict, with “violent unrest in Kashmir or a militant attack in India being potential flashpoints,” according to the US intelligence report.

Disputes between India and its neighbours, China and Pakistan, have the potential to escalate and necessitate prompt US action, according to a US intelligence analysis.

Border Security Force (BSF) Jawans stationed along the LoC say that if Pakistan engages in terrorist activities, they will destroy it and are prepared to sabotage infiltration attempts along the LoC.