From The Past Pages Of Dawn: 1947: Seventy-five years ago: All-out offensive.

THE latest reports from the Azad Kashmir Government stated that the Azad Kashmir Forces have launched an all-out offensive on all fronts, said a news bulletin broadcast by Radio Pakistan ... from Lahore. The Azad Forces have captured half of the town of Poonch, and the local officials, including the police, have turned over to the side of the Azad Kashmir Government. Women guerillas are reported to be active in various sectors.

[Meanwhile, as reported from Karachi,] 'If India declares war on Pakistan, the Muslim Brotherhood will not leave the Muslims of Pakistan alone in the field. We will be ready to help our Muslim brothers...

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