In the aftermath of the Indian Airlines hijacking and hostage crisis, tensions are rising between India and Pakistan as Indian officials accused Pakistan of having a hand in the incident. A bomb blast that killed 18 in Kashmir’s Srinigar, is also being viewed as a result of the hostage crisis. Analysts had warned that striking a deal with the hijackers could embolden Kashmiri separatists, and the blast was the worst incident from a single bomb since the violent movement began in 1989. Defer travel to Kashmir.