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Pakistan, Indian border troops clash in Punjab

 2016-10-21 08:21:08.0

Pakistani residents gather at a damaged house, allegedly caused by shells fired by Indian troops, at the Dhamala border village near the eastern city of Sialkot in Punjab province on October 8, 2014. Pakistani officials accused Indian troops of killing four civilians including two children in cross-border firing, while mortar attacks in parts of disputed Kashmir injured one and forced the cancellation of Eid prayers. AFP PHOTO/ Arif ALI Islamabad: Pakistani and Indian border troops exchanged fire on Friday across the working boundary in Shakargarh sector in Punjab, the Pakistani military said. No loss of life or property was reported, the Dawn quoted the Inter-Services Public Relations as saying. The statement said that Punjab Rangers "befittingly" responded to the "unprovoked" firing by their Indian counterparts. The firing began at 9 a.m. and continued for half an hour, the report said.(IANS)

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