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Death toll in cross-border Indian firing on civilian bus rises to 10

ISLAMABAD: One of the injured in a cross-border fire and shelling which hit a civilian bus in disputed Kashmir last Wednesday succumbed to injuries on Friday, pushing the toll now to 10 in the latest deadly skirmish between Pakistan and India. Indian shelling across the frontier into Pakistani-controlled Kashmir hit a bus, killing at least nine people, and three Pakistani soldiers were killed in cross-border firing, Pakistani officials said. Lawat, where the bus was hit, is 100 km (60 miles) north-east of Muzaffarabad,…

Cross-border Firing: Pakistan registers protest with India after civilian died

ISLAMABAD: The Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh was called upon at the foreign office on Thursday to lodge a protest over the killing of a civilian in another episode of firing across the Line of Control (LoC) a day earlier. According to the spokesperson for the Foreign Office, Nafees Zakaria, Indian forces violated the truce along the LoC twice on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring others. During a weekly press briefing in Islamabad, he said the cross-border firing started at midnight on October 19…