8 injured as Indian, Pakistani forces trade fire in Kashmir


At least eight people have sustained injuries when Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged fire along the de facto border in Kashmir during the latest flare-up of cross-border violence between the two sides.

Pakistani sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Indian troops struck Pakistani positions in Makwal Kalan town of Ghazi Khan district in Pakistan’s eastern province of Punjab on Sunday morning, leaving two members of a family injured.

The wounded were transported to a hospital in the city of Sialkot, located 192 kilometers (119 miles) east of the capital, Islamabad.

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