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Pakistan, India border troops exchange fire across LoC

India plans to completely seal border with Pakistan by Dec 2018

Pakistan and Indian border troops exchanged firing across the Line of Control (LoC) early Sunday in the Bhimber sector, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). An exchange of fire started at 4:30am lasted till 7am in Bhimber’s Khuiratta area. No loss of life was reported, ISPR said. The ISPR statement claimed that Indian troops resorted to “unprovoked firing”, adding that Pakistani troops provided a ‘befitting response’. This the latest in a series of ceasefire violations as tensions simmer between Pakistan and India following the Uri attack, an Indian cross-border ‘surgical strike’Read More