Arriving from Srinagar, Ladakh's proudly Muslim second city seems quaint, with its vibrant workshops and old merchant stores cramming the packed, ramshackle central bazaar. Coming from Leh, however, Kargil can feel grimy, male-dominated and a tad chaotic. The town became etched into the Indian consciousness in 1999, after Pakistani forces disguised as Kashmiri militants crossed the Line of Control, triggering the 74-day Kargil War.
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