One killed, dozen injured in India-Pakistan border clash

14:49, May 15, 2011      

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At least one Pakistani was killed and 13 others including three Pakistani Rangers were injured Sunday morning as Indian army fired across the border near the Pakistani city of Sialkot, reported local Urdu TV channel Express.

According to the local media reports, the clash broke out at about 9:30 a.m. local time in the Bajra Ghari area of Sialkot, a city located in eastern part of Pakistan, which borders India.

One civilian was killed and 13 others were injured on the Pakistani side in the firing, but no casualties were reported on the Indian side.

Local media reports said that the firing stopped following the retaliation by the Pakistani Rangers, a special armed force in Pakistan.

Other details about the conflict are not immediately available.

Source: Xinhua

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