2008 India–Pakistan standoff
Part of the Indo-Pakistani Wars
Date November 2008-2009
Location India-Pakistan border
Result De-escalation.
India India Flag of Pakistan.svg Pakistan
Commanders and leaders
India PM Manmohan Singh[1]
India President Pratibha Patil
India Pranab Mukherjee
IndiaRajnath Singh[2]
Flag of Indian Army COAS Gen. Deepak Kapoor
20px ACM Fali Homi Major
Naval Ensign of India Adm. Sureesh Mehta
20px Pres. Asif Ali Zardari
Pakistan Yousaf Raza Gillani

Pakistan Ahmad Mukhtar
Flag of the Pakistani Army Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani
Pakistani Air Force Ensign ACM Tanvir Mahmood Ahmed
Naval Jack of Pakistan Adm. Noman Bashir

500,000 to 700,000 soldiers[3] 300,000 to 400,000 soldiers[3]
Casualties and losses
1,874 killed or wounded[4] (789 killed)[5] Unknown[citation needed]


India blamed Pakistan to attacks Pakistan for the attacks.[6][7]


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