India, Pakistan border fighting intensifies before Barack Obama visit

January 6, 2015 4:41 AM

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India, Pakistan border fighting intensifies before Barack Obama visit

Pakistan accused India of killing four civilians on the border of the two nuclear powers and India said one of its border guards was killed, heightening tensions before a visit by U.S. President Barack Obama.

India said its forces had killed four Pakistanis planning an attack on Indian soil, although Indian media and opposition parties disputed the official account. The Pakistani army said four civilians had died in Indian shelling.

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