At least 57 people are killed and others are missing after avalanches in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir over the last 24 hours, senior government officials say. In Indian-administered Kashmir, at least 10 are killed.
Pakistan reports that Indian military aircraft violated their airspace near Muzaffarabad and were intercepted by Pakistan Air Force (PAF) military aircraft. Indian Air Force aircraft in a haste dropped their payload which fell near balakot. India claims that the incident was an airstrike on a alleged Jaish-e-Mohammed camp in Balakot in retaliation to the Pulwama attack days earlier.
China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) will be deployed in Pakistan to protect the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor that connects the Chinese-operated Gwadar Port in Balochistan, Pakistan to China's Xinjiang region. Neighboring India has voiced concern about the planned move.
5,000 people at a rally in the town of Kotli in Pakistan-administered Kashmir vow to wage a holy war to "liberate" the disputed Himalayan state of Kashmir from India on 70th anniversary of resolution to seek independence separately from India