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Indian forces commit 542 cease-fire violations so far this year, says Pakistan

2017-07-14 09:14:39       source:Xinhua News Agency

July 14, 2017


Pakistan said on Thursday that Indian forces have committed 542 cease-fire violations so far this year with 18 killings.


Pakistan and India declared a ceasefire in 2003 along the Line of Control (LoC). However, escalation of tensions along the LoC has been seen since a militant attack on an army center in the Indian-controlled Kashmir on Sept. 18 last year.


The LoC is a de facto border that divides Kashmir into Indian- and Pakistan-controlled parts.


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