8 killed as Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire and blame in troubled Kashmir

August 16, 2015 6:48 AM

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SRINAGAR, India – Indian and Pakistani troops are continuing to trade heavy gunfire and mortar rounds along the highly militarized line of control dividing the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir between the two archrivals.

Indian army spokesman Lt. Col. Manish Mehta says Pakistani troops were fired on Indian positions for a seventh day Sunday in Balakote and Poonch sectors.

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