A woman died and eight civilians were injured as Pakistani Rangers kept up the overnight firing and shelling at 13 border outposts in Kathua and Samba districts in Jammu and Kashmir. Already, 1,000 people have been evacuated from the local villages. Claiming a child died in retaliatory firing by India, Pakistan threatened India with strong action.
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After conducting three days of continuous ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan appeared to threaten India with retaliation today, saying it will communicate "communicate in the language they (India) understand".
Two army jawans and a woman died and eight civilians were injured as Pakistani Rangers kept up the overnight shelling in Kathua and Samba districts in Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan also threatened India with strong action. Five Rangers have died so far in retaliatory fire. Pakistan military claimed a child has also died.
Top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Zaki ur Rehman Lakhvi, accused of plotting the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai in 2008, has been granted bail by an anti-terror court in Pakistan, a day after the country's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif pledged to root out terrorism.