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Indo-Pak Border

Spectators wave Tricolour during Beating Retreat ceremony at Attari-Wagah border, near Amritsar.

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People walk through the border town of Chakoti at the Line of Control in Pakistan.

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People climb out of a bunker built outside their home in border town of Chakoti situated at the Line of Control in Pakistan.

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Border Security Force (BSF) women and men commandos, mounted on camels, patrol along the India-Pakistan international border near Jaisalmer.

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Border Security Force Commandant Mukund Kumar Jha offer sweets to Pakistani Border Wing Commander Usman Khalid on the occasion of 70th Republic Day at the India-Pakistan Wagah border, at Attari near Amritsar.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh takes the salute, during his visit to the Joint Check Post (JCP), in Attari.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in a group photo with the BSF Border Guards, at Joint Check Post (JCP), in Attari. BSF Director General Rajni Kant Mishra is also seen.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh unveils the plaque at the foundation stone laying function of Security Force Residential Complex and dedication of the newly created facilities, at Integrated Check Post (ICP), in Attari.

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Hamid Nihal Ansari, who was repatriated by Pakistan after six years in jail, being received by his mother Fauzia Ansari, father Nehal Ansari (background R in tie) at Attari-Wagah border in Amritsar.

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Hamid Nihal Ansari, who was repatriated by Pakistan after six years in jail, offers prayers along with his mother Fauzia Ansari, as father Nehal Ansari and elder brother Khali Ansari on his arrival, at Attari-Wagah border in Amritsar.

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Hamid Nihal Ansari, who was repatriated by Pakistan after six years in jail, being received by his mother Fauzia Ansari, father Nehal Ansari (in tie) and elder brother Khali Ansari, at Attari-Wagah border in Amritsar.

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Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu arrives after attending the groundbreaking ceremony for the Kartarpur Corridor, at the India-Pakistan Wagah Post, about 35km from Amritsar.

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Former president of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee Paramjit Singh Sarna along with his brother Harvinder Singh Sarna returns to India though Attari-Wahag border near Amritsar a day after attending the ground-breaking ceremony for the Kartarpur Corridor.

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Lahore-Delhi bus enters India through the Attari-Wagah land border. Pakistani government performed the ground-breaking ceremony for Kartarpur Corridor.

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Pakistani officials take a selfie with Punjab Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu as he arrives in Pakistan to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor at Nankana Sahib, in Wagah.

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Union MoS (I/C) in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal before leaving for Pakistan to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of Dera Baba Nanak-Kartarpur Sahib corridor via Attari-Wagah border, about 35 km from Amritsar.

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Union MoS (I/C) in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal leave for Pakistan to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of Dera Baba Nanak-Kartarpur Sahib corridor, via Attari-Wagah border about 35 km from Amritsar.

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Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) President Gobind Singh Longowal (C) along with other SGPC members crosses over to Pakistan through the Wagha border to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor at Nankana Sahib.

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Former Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, center, arrives at the Pakistani border post Wagha near Lahore, Pakistan.

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Pakistan Rangers personnel greet Punjab Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu as he crosses over to Pakistan through the Wagah border to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor at Nankana Sahib.

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Former Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu arrives at Pakistani border post Wagha near Lahore, Pakistan. Sidhu led his delegation to Pakistan for the groundbreaking ceremony of Kartarpur corridor on Wednesday, to give access to Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit the shrine of their spiritual leader Guru Nanak Dev in Pakistan.

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Amritsar Lok Sabha MP Gurjit Singh Aujla carries a pot containing holy water from the pond of Golden Temple, while on his way to Pakistan to attend the ground breaking ceremony of Kartarpur Corridor at Narowal, in Pakistan, in Attari.

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu speaks with Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh during foundation stone laying ceremony for Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, at Dera Baba Nanak, in Gurdaspur.

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh with others during foundation stone laying ceremony for Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, at Dera Baba Nanak, in Gurdaspur.

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Members of Sikh Jatha leave for Pakistan on a special train to celebrate the 550th birthday anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of the Sikh faith, being held from November 21 to November 30 in Pakistan, from Attari Railway Station in Attari. A Sikh Jatha of about 3800 pilgrims is on their way to Pakistan to celebrate the birthday of Guru Nanak Devji, and pay obeisance at Gurdwara Nankana Sahib.

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Sikh pilgrims wave from a special train as they leave for Pakistan from Attari Railway Station to visit Nankana Sahib for celebrating 550th birthday anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji.

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Indian army jawans pay gun salute to their colleague Rifleman Varun Katal, during his funeral at Village Mawa in Samba, about 55km from Jammu. Kattal was killed on Saturday in a sniper fire during a ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Line of Control in Sunderbani sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Pakistani border wing commander Usman Khalid (L) exchanges a gift of sweets with his Indian counterparts Border Security Force Commandant Sudeep on the occasion of the Diwali festival at the India-Pakistan Wagah border near Amritsar.

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A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier holds a candle while patrolling along the fence at the International border during Diwali festival on the outskirts of Jammu.

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Indian and Pakistan Army exchange sweets on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha at Chakan Da Bagh Crossing point, near Poonch.

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Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu addresses the media on his arrival after attending the swearing-in ceremony of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, in Attari.

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Volunteers of Pagdi Sambhal Jatta stage protest against Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for visiting Pakistan for Prime Minister Imran Khan's swearing-in ceremony and meeting with Pakistani officials, in Attari.

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Punjab minister and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu waves as he crosses the border to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Imran Khan, at Attari-Wagah border in Attari.

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Border Security Force (BSF) Commandant Sudeep Kumar (R) presents sweets to Pakistani Wing Commander Bilal Ahmed (L) on the occasion of the Indian Independence Day, at Attari-Wagah border post, about 35km from Amritsar.

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Pakistani Wing Commander Bilal Ahmed (L) shakes hands with Border Security Force (BSF) Commandant, Sudeep Kumar, on the Independence Day of Pakistan, at the India-Pakistan Attari-Wagah border post about 35 km from Amritsar.

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Pakistani Wing Commander Bilal Ahmed (L) presents sweets to Border Security Force (BSF) Commandant, Sudeep Kumar on the Independence Day of Pakistan, at the India-Pakistan Attari-Wagah border post about 35 km from Amritsar.

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Shiv Sena Dogra Front activists burn a Pakistani flag during a protest over the ceasefire violation at Ramgarh sector of Jammu. Four BSF soldiers including an Assistant Commandant were killed, while five others are reportedly injured.

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BSF personnel raise slogans against Pakistan after paying tribute to four of their colleagues, killed in Pakistani firing, at a wreath laying ceremony at Paloura BSF Headquarters in Jammu.

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BSF officials and jawans carry the bodies of four BSF personnel, killed in Pakistani firing, after a wreath laying ceremony at Paloura BSF Headquarters in Jammu. Four BSF personnel including Assistant commandant Jatinder Singh were killed and three others injured in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan.

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Members of Jammu West Assembly movement protest against the recent firing by Pakistan Rangers along the International Border in Samba district, in Jammu.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh interacts with the families affected by the cross-border shelling on the second day of his tour, at R S Pura in Jammu.

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A woman in Akhnoor shows the tail of a shell that punched a hole in her wall

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An injured Shiv Pal in Banglad

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Krishna’s nine-year-old cousin performing his shraddh rituals

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Gujjars of Jeora farm drive their sheep amidst their charred, destroyed huts

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Relatives of Krishna, who lost his life, in Banglad

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Shiv Sena activists raise slogans against the recent incidents of ceasefire violation from Pakistan side of the border, in Jammu.

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A woman shows an empty mortar shell that damaged her house after an alleged shelling from the Pakistani side of border at Pargwal sector of Akhnoor, about 50 km from Jammu.

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An injured woman being taken for treatment after a ceasefire violation by Pakistan, in Jammu.

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Villagers take shelter under a community bunker during alleged shelling from the Pakistani side of the border, at Arnia village, in Jammu.

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A man injured in cross border firing is carried for treatment to a hospital in Ranbir Singh Pura.

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A man inspects the damage after his home was gutted by firing allegedly from the Pakistan side of the border in Jora farm village, in Ranbir Singh Pura district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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A villager walks past a damaged house after heavy shelling allegedly fired by Pakistani forces, at border village Jora Farm in R S Pura Sector, Jammu.

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A villager shows parts of mortar shell, allegedly fired from the Pakistani side along the international border, at Arnia sector in Jammu.

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A villager shows a shell, allegedly fired from the Pakistani side along the international border, at Arnia sector in Jammu.

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A Jammu and Kashmir policeman looks at a wall, damaged during shelling from the Pakistani side, in Arnia in Jammu.

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Border villagers take shelter at a temporary camp, after heavy shelling from Pakistan side, at Arnia, about 40 KM from Jammu.

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A police jawan, injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan, being shifted to the Government Medical College Hospital in Jammu.

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A Jammu and Kashmir Police vehicle, with its tyre punctured during shelling from the Pakistani side, parked at Arnia Police Station in Jammu.

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Family members and relatives carry the body of Jaki Sharma, who was killed along the LoC in the shelling from Pakistan side, during his funeral at his native village Sanyal in Hiranagar, about 65km from Jammu.

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Border Security Force's (BSF) women soldiers patrol near the barbed fence at the India-Pakistan border on International Women's Day, near Border Out Post (BOP) Pul Moran, some 37 km from Amritsar.

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A boy holds the tail unit of a mortar shell in front of his damaged house in Nowshera

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Villagers from Jhanghar, Nowshera, take shelter under a culvert after being under mortar attack

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Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol near Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch.

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A child stands holds tail unit of a mortar shell infront of a building allegedly damaged by shelling from Pakistani side at Nowshera.

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Villagers look through roof of a house allegedly damaged by shelling from Pakistani side at Nowshera.

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Army soldiers stand guard near the line of control at Rajouri in Nowshera sector of Jammu.

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Army soldiers and relatives carry the body of Indian army soldier Roshan Lal, who was killed in cross-border firing with Pakistan, during his cremation at Nachlah village in Samba District of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Students study in a makeshift classroom as border schools remain shut as Pakistan violates ceasefire, in Nowshera.

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Army jawans take positions along LoC in Rajouri, a day after Pakistan attacked Indian posts with anti-tank missiles.

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Delhi-Lahore bus crosses the zero line while going to Pakistan on the occasion of the 69th Republic Day celebrations in Attari.

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A damaged house after heavy shelling from the Pakistani side of the border, at Kanachak village, about 35 km from Jammu.

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People walk near a wall with marks of mortar shells that landed allegedly in firing from the Pakistan side of the border at Jhiri village in Kanachack district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Villagers run to safety as they react to sound of firing from the Pakistan side of the border at Jhiri village in Kanachack district of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Locals assess the damage caused due to the cross-border shelling by Pakistan at the international border at Kanachak village, in Jammu.

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Smoke rises from a residential building following shelling from the Pakistan side at R S Pura Sector about 35km from Jammu.

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Relatives of Sahil Kumar, who was killed after Pakistan opened heavy fire and shot mortars along the India Pakistan border, grieve in R.S. Pura Sector, about 35 km from Jammu.

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A local rests in the hospital after being injured by shelling allegedly caused from the Pakistan side at the India-Pakistan international border at Pindi Camp in Arnia Sector about 40km from Jammu.

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A villager displays a mortar shell allegedly fired on a residential area from the Pakistan side at the India-Pakistan international border at Pindi Camp in Arnia Sector about 40km from Jammu.

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Border Security Force (BSF) officers carry the coffin of Late head constable A Suresh who was killed in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan at the international border, in Jammu.

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Army personnel take positions towards the spot where five Jaish-e-Muhammad militants were killed during gun fight, at Uri near Line of Control (LOC) in North Kashmir.

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Army personnel take positions towards the spot where five Jaish-e-Muhammad militants were killed during gun fight, at Uri near Line of Control (LOC) in North Kashmir.

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Released Indian fishermen arrive via the India-Pakistan border at Wagah, about 35 km from Amritsar.

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Released Indian fishermen wait for buses at the India-Pakistan border at Wagah, about 35 km from Amritsar. Pakistan released 147 Indian fishermen who were arrested for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters.

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Border Security Force (BSF) commandant Sudeep along with other BSF officials exchange sweets with Pakistani Wing Commander Bilal and others on the occasion of the Diwali festival at the India-Pakistan Wagah border near Amritsar.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrating the Diwali with the jawans of the Indian Army and BSF, in the Gurez Valley, near the Line of Control, in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Border Security Force (BSF) soldier light candles in a bunker on the eve of Diwali celebrations at Akhnoor, about 35 km from Jammu.

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Border security force (BSF) soldiers light candles near the International border fence at Pargwal about 40 kms from Jammu.

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A student shows bullet marks on the wall of his schhol building after firing from the Pakistan side, near the Line of Control in Poonch district.

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Smoke rises due to a mortar shell fired by Pakistani Army near the Line of Control (LoC), Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector.

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Village women show their damaged utensils after firing from the Pakistani side at Nanga village in Ramgarh sector, about 55km from Jammu.

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A villager shows the damage caused to his house, allegedly by shelling from the Pakistan side, at Nanga village in Ramgarh sector, about 55km from Jammu.

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Villagers looking at a mortar shell fired by Pakistani Rangers, at a village in Ramgarh, about 50km from Jammu.

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A villager shows the tails of mortar shells allegedly fired from by Pakistani ranjers, at Jabowal village, about 45 km from Jammu.

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People ride past a road damaged by firing, allegedly from the Pakistan side of the border, near the International Border in Arnia village, about 47 kilometers (30 miles) from Jammu.

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A man walks in a house with a hole on the roof allegedly caused by mortar shelling from the Pakistan side of the border, near the Border in Arnia village, about 47 kilometers (30 miles) from Jammu.

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Villagers take shelter in a bunker during heavy mortar shelling by Pakistan on Jabowal village, 45km from Jammu.

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A woman injured in cross-border firing being shifted to the Government Medical College hospital in Jammu.

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Border Security Force (BSF) IG Mukul Goel and other officers show the arms, bullets and other items recovered from the two Pakistani infiltrators who were killed at the India-Pakistan border, some 40 km from Amritsar.

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A villager injured in the border shelling in Arnia Sector, being treated at a Government Medical College Hospital in Jammu.

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