JK News Today
Srinagar, November 23
Pakistan troops have started shelling under construction Kishenganga hydro-electric project in a bid to cause damage to the project that is its eye sore.
Pakistani troops, who are facing high velocity shelling by Indian troops after they mutilated an Indian soldier and killed two others in Machil sector in Kupwara district , opened heavy shelling on the project .
Indian shelling has caused immense damage to the Pakistani military establishments and posts across the Line of Control, particularly in Neelum Valley facing Tangdhar and Teetwal .
However, Pakistan claimed it had lost 11 civilians in the Indian firing.
India sees a design in Pakistan shelling the project , to inflict economic damage and also to cause disruption in the construction work.
Pakistan has moved the World bank and got an arbiter appointed to determine the feasibility of project under provisions of the 1960 Indus Water Treaty.