Indian army claims Pakistani troops fire across LoC; three civilians killed
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Indian army claims Pakistani troops fire across LoC; three civilians killed

Srīnagar : India | Oct 16, 2012 at 10:25 AM PDT
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SRINAGAR: The Indian army says Pakistani troops have fired across their disputed frontier in the Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing three civilians.

Indian military spokesman Col. Brijesh Pandey said Pakistani forces fired mortars into the Uri sector in Indian-administered Kashmir on Tuesday.

Indian military spokesman Col. Brijesh Pandey said Pakistani forces fired mortars into the Uri sector on the Indian side of Kashmir.

A shell hit a house close to the military line dividing Kashmir between the countries, killing a man and two teenagers, including a girl, Pandey said.

There was no independent confirmation of the incident.

Indian troops did not retaliate and have accused Pakistan of violating a 2003 cease-fire accord. Though the cease-fire has been holding, there have been isolated shooting incidents

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farooq0300 is based in Faisalābād, Punjab, Pakistan, and is a Stringer for Allvoices.
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