Indian cross-border fire kills four civilians: Pakistan

Indian cross-border fire kills four civilians: Pakistan

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MUZAFFARABAD: Pakistan accused India Monday of killing four civilians and wounding six others in cross-border fire, amid heightened tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals.

The incident occurred near the border dividing Indian occupied Kashmir from Pakistan’s Punjab province, Pakistani officials said.

“At least four people including a woman were killed and six others were injured when Indian troops opened fire across the border in Nakyal sector,” local official Zeeshan Nisar told AFP.

He said the cross-border firing started at 8:00 am and continued through Monday with no break.

Adnan Khursheed, another local official, confirmed the firing and casualties. –AFP

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