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it's one of the deadliest attacks in Kashmir it for decades on Thursday a suicide bomber targeted a bus carrying Indian paramilitary police twisted steel in the remains of victims scattered along the highway of world that's left witnesses say the explosion could be heard from several miles away , an Islamist militant group from neighboring Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attack gyration Muhammad is one of the most powerful groups operating in Kashmir region that's at the heart of decades of hostility between India and Pakistan the two nuclear rivals both ruled parts of Kashmir while claiming the entire territory of seven India's foreign ministry issued a damning statement hours after the attack where it accused Pakistan of giving the militant group a free one and allowing the group's leader at to operates with impunity saying quote we dimanche Pakistan it stops supporting terrorists earns terror groups operating from that territory the White House also issued a statement urging Pakistan to and immediately the support and safe haven provided to %HESITATION terrorist groups operating on its soil Pakistan says it strongly rejects those claims and his in the pasta night India's accusation that it helps militants fighting India vote in Muslim majority Kashmir , attack comes on the heels of the region's bloodiest yet and more than a decade Cashman's deadly twenty eighteen is piling pressure on prime minister Narendra Modi's as India heads to the general election Jews by may made these Hindu nationalist party swept to power in twenty fourteen and ending the Kashmir insurgency it was a campaign promise he's long advocated a tough stance on Pakistan and issues of national security