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India and Pakistan cool Kashmir tensions over cross-border shelling

Indian and Pakistani military commanders spoke by telephone hotline to calm tensions after mortars fired from Pakistan crashed into Indian-held Kashmir, endangering a 14-month ceasefire between the nuclear-armed neighbours. “We would like to use restraint,” said Indian army number two Lieutenant General Bhupinder Singh Thakur, after mortar bombs exploded in the Poonch sector on Tuesday night and wounded one person. Poonch lies 245 kilometers (150 miles) northwest of Jammu, winter capital of Muslim-majority Indian Kashmir, racked by a revolt against New Delhi’s rule. Full Story

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