Stuck between India and Pakistan, Kashmiris worry about crossfire

Civilians living near the Line of Control between Indian and Pakistan-administered Kashmir often suffer when tensions escalate.

As tensions escalate in Indian-administered Kashmir, locals near the Line of Control (LoC) are worried about the potentials crossfire between India and Pakistan.

Civilians in the area have been shot, evacuated and returned, and many say that they cannot leave despite the danger.

Livelihoods and relatives bind them to the land and they have said they will stay despite the risks.

Al Jazeera’s Faiz Jamil has more from the area.