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Indo-Pak firing leaves nine dead
January 21, 2018
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JAMMU: Nine persons, including three security personnel, were killed and over 40 others injured in escalated violence along the LoC and the International Border between India and Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir in the past two days, police said on Saturday.

“One soldier and four civilians were killed on Saturday in Pakistani shelling and firing along the Line of Control and the International Border while one soldier and one Border Security Force trooper and two civilians were killed on Friday,” police said here.

“From Akhnoor to RS Pura, Pakistan Rangers carried out indiscriminate shelling and firing to target civilian and security facilities for two days,” police said.

Over 40 others, including civilians and security personnel, were injured. The injured have been shifted to various hospitals.

Over a dozen cattle too perished in heavy shelling of civilian facilities by Pakistan Rangers.

BSF sources said Indian troops inflicted heavy damage on Pakistani troops.

Indo-Asian News Service

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