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Pakistanis Burn Indian PM's Effigy As Protests Continue

Pakistanis Burn Indian PM's Effigy As Protests Continue
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Activists in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar burned an effigy of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as tensions between the neighboring countries continued. Supporters of the Islamist Jamiat Ulema-e Islam and Jamat-e-Islami parties marched through the streets on March 1 demanding a jihad -- or holy war -- against India. The Indian military said on February 26 that it had launched an air strike on a militant camp in northeastern Pakistan.That was in retaliation for a suicide bombing that killed at least 41 Indian troops in the India-controlled part of Kashmir.Then, on February 27, Pakistan's military said it shot down two Indian Air Force jets in its airspace and captured a pilot on the ground in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the pilot would be handed back to India later on March 1 as a peace gesture.