The Kargil War was fought against intruders from Pakistan, who had
crossed the Line of
Control (LoC) into Indian territory during the winters of 1998. They took up residence in fortified defences that overlooked the NH 1A in the Drass and Batalik Sectors of Kargil in the Ladakh region. In 1999, the war went on from May 8 to July 26 in 1999, when India successfully completed Operation Vijay..