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25,000 abandon houses in Jammu and Kashmir as firing from Pakistan on
Posted 05 Nov 2016 01:33 PM

3rd Nov JAMMU: Around 25,000 residents of border villages in J&K have been forced out of their homes by cross-border firing from Pakistan, which has killed at least 19 people over the past few weeks.
Jammu's divisional commissioner Pawan Kotwal described the shift as temporary .Meanwhile, defence minister Manohar Parrikar visited Uri on Wednesday . A terrorist attack on an Army camp here in September had triggered the current phase of hostilities between India and Pakistan.
An Army officer said Parrikar asked Army personnel to "give a befitting response to any misadventure from across the border".

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