From The Past Pages Of Dawn: 1947: Seventy-five years ago: Liberation Army offensive.

THE Liberation Forces' three-pronged advance on Srinagar continues unabated in spite of strong opposition says a Press communique issued by the Headquarters of the Provisional Government of Azad Kashmir at Palundari... . The communique adds: 'At one point our troops pushed the enemy as far back at Humhum (Srinagar) aerodrome which is being used by the Indian Union troops for landing reinforcements and supplies. At another point, our forces were only five miles from the Srinagar Post Office ... .'

'Dawn's' Lahore correspondent adds: On the 13th day of the grim battle between the Indian Union troops directed by the best generalship that Britain could produce, and the general-less tribal forces operating in Kashmir, the Indian troops...

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