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Tribal invasion, looting, murder, and looting: Jammu and Kashmir 1947 , Complete Details – Jammu Kashmir HIistory, Tribal In Kashmir.

 Tribal invasion, looting, murder, and looting:

source: Wikipedia Tribal entring in J&K  


First Attock of Tribal in Kashmir:

The first clash took place in Muzaffarabad which is the Capital city of Pakistan Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Have experience of the second. He was one of the militants who crossed the Dub Gali and entered Kashmir. “We knew the area very well so we led a group and crossed a short route on foot,” he said. Most of the frontier tribesmen, including Wazir, Mehsud, Turi, Afridi, Mohmand, and Yousafzai of Malakand, traveled by bus and truck along the long but easy route to Lohar Gully. 

  The Kashmir state army stationed there was easily dispersed. Military historians estimate that there were only 500 soldiers who also faced a coup by Muslim soldiers. After the victory, the tribesmen went down and set fire and looted. Gohar Rehman says that “they looted the state arsenal, set fire to the entire bazaar, and looted the goods.” Tribal fighters shot anyone who could not read the word. Many non-Muslim women were enslaved and many jumped into the river to escape captivity. ‘The streets were devastated, destroyed buildings, broken shops, the ashes of burnt goods and tribalism. 

The bodies of state soldiers and locals, including militants, were scattered. The bodies were also seen floating in the river. The raiders spent three days in Muzaffarabad and before regaining consciousness, the leaders urged them to start their journey towards Srinagar, the state capital. 170 km to the east. From here a group of trucks set off towards the river Jhelum, crossed the Ori in peace, and reached
Baramulla where once again they were set on fire and looted. He was in the group which covered a distance of 200 km on foot and reached the outskirts of Srinagar without any hindrance. He did not face any resistance.

 The Maharaja’s army had dispersed and the Hindus and Sikhs had evacuated their villages. On the way, they met only Muslims. Gohar Rehman says, “Muslim women offered us food many times, but the Pathans were reluctant to accept it, thinking it might contain poison.” Be Instead, they wanted to seize their cattle, slaughter them, fry their meat and eat them. ‘The tribesmen still had a numerical advantage, but they were more accustomed to guerrilla warfare rather than infantry tactics. Attempts to launch a regular attack on Srinagar to help Pakistan’s tribesmen on the occasion failed due to opposition from the British Joint Command, which had not yet divided India and Pakistan militarily. 

 By the end of November, more The Tar tribesmen were called back on the way to Ori. This is an area where the Jhelum River narrows and is easy to defend. Shortly afterward, winter snow fell, which stopped India’s advance towards Muzaffarabad. The line that divides Kashmir between India and Pakistan was drawn here. In the spring of 1948, Pakistani forces regularly came to the area and took control of the border. Hussain Gul, a paramilitary from the village of Shaluzan in Pakistan’s Kurram tribal region, was a paramilitary Kurram militia soldier and member of the force. But it was occupied by India during the autumn. That was a good victory. 

 We had captured a significant area of Kashmir but still lost a lot. We were shocked and felt as if we had lost part of our home. ”His father had earlier gone to fight with some of his friends but returned defeated. However, they had brought with them looted goods, gold, and a few women. Some cattle were brought. Most brought weapons and many brought women with them. Two women came to the part of an Afridi tribe. She was constantly crying. A local feudal lord took pity on him and forced Afridi to release the women. 

 The attack not only shocked the well-to-do and peace-loving Kashmiri society but also India-Pakistan relations. Had devastating effects on Military historian Major (retd) Agha Humayun Amin writes in his book War of Lost Opportunities that Major General Akbar Khan is thought to have played a key role in the attack. He is said to be the architect of the “use of non-state elements for proxy war” philosophy. Pakistan repeated this strategy during the Kashmir insurgency in 1965, 2003-1988, and the Kargil war in 1999 I also used non-state elements. But instead of liberating Kashmir or reforming Afghanistan, it weakened the political process and led to militancy not only in Kashmir and Afghanistan but also in Pakistani society.
sources BBC News

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