India-Pakistan tensions rise after Modi cancels trip

September 27, 2016 5:44 PM

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India-Pakistan tensions rise after Modi cancels trip

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD Tensions between India and Pakistan rose on Tuesday as India's leader cancelled a visit to a regional summit and Islamabad warned it would treat it as "an act of war" if India revoked a water treaty.

India blames Pakistan for a deadly assault on an army base in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir this month that has heightened fears of a new conflict between the nuclear-armed neighbours.

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