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Garo rebels, security forces exchange fire in Meghalaya


July 30th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 30 (IANS) A fierce gun-battle broke out between the security forces and Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels Monday in the newly-created North Garo Hills district in western ... Read more...

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GNLA rebels, forces exchange fire in Meghalaya


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 2 (IANS) There was fierce exchange of fire Friday between security forces and the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) that ended in the guerrillas retreating into the forests ... Read more...

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Two hurt as rocket hits Pakistani journalist’s home


February 5th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) A rocket slammed into the house of a journalist in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan tribal region, injuring two children. Pakistani forces and suspected Taliban rebels ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistan troops exchange fire on LoC


November 26th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 26 (IANS) A heavy exchange of fire took place between Indian and Pakistani troops across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistani troops targeted Indian ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Indian troops exchange fire


August 18th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 18 (IANS) Another incident of ceasefire violation was reported from the Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan resorting to unprovoked heavy firing, a defence spokesperson said Thursday, adding ... Read more...

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16 killed in attack on Afghan governor’s office


August 14th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 14 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed when about six suicide bombers attacked a provincial governor's office in northern Afghanistan Sunday, Xinhua reported.The incident took place at ... Read more...

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North and South Korea exchange fire


August 10th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Artillery shells fired from North Korea Wednesday landed near the disputed sea border with South Korea. In response, South Korea's military also fired artillery shells ... Read more...

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Maoists, police exchange fire in Orissa


May 14th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 14 (IANS) Security personnel exchanged fire with a group of armed Maoists in a forested area of Orissa's Malkangiri district Saturday, police said, adding no casualties occurred on ... Read more...

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North and South Korea exchange fire at border


October 29th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL (BNO NEWS) -- Troops from South and North Korea on Friday exchanged fire in their densely militarized border, South Korean military officials said.According to reports, shots were fired near the border ... Read more...

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Four killed as Israel, Lebanon exchange fire (Second lead)


August 4th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Beirut, Aug 3 (DPA) Tensions boiled over along the flashpoint Israel-Lebanese border Tuesday, as both armies exchanged fire, causing fatalities on both sides, in the most serious clash since Israel and ... Read more...

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Israel, Lebanon exchange fire on border


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Beirut, Aug 3 (DPA) Tensions boiled over along the flashpoint Israel-Lebanese border Tuesday, as armies from both sides exchanged fire, amid conflicting reports on the origin of the clash. An Israeli military ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani forces exchange fire, infiltration foiled (Second Lead)


May 1st, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 1 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) personnel exchanged heavy gunfire with Pakistani Rangers at the Jammu and Kashmir border and foiled an attempt by militants to sneak into the ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan troops exchange fire, infiltration bid foiled


May 1st, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 1 (IANS) Indian troops exchanged heavy gunfire with Pakistani forces overnight Saturday and foiled an infiltration bid by militants trying to cross the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Jammu ... Read more...

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BSF,infiltrators exchange fire in Sir Creek area


February 23rd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) A brief exchange of fire took place in the Sir creek area Monday night between Border Security Force (BSF) troopers and boat borne intruders, suspected to be Pakistanis, ... Read more...

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North and South Korea exchange fire near disputed sea border


January 27th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Jan. 27 (ANI): North and South Korean forces have engaged in a low intensity clash by exchanging fire near a disputed sea border.Land-based North Korean artillery targeted waters near the ... Read more...

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North, South Korea exchange fire near sea border


January 27th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 27 (DPA) North and South Korea Wednesday exchanged fire in waters off their disputed western sea border, officials and news reports in Seoul said. North Korea fired several artillery shells into ... Read more...

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Villagers, Maoists exchange fire in West Bengal


January 23rd, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Heavy firing between Maoist rebels and a section of villagers was reported in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Saturday evening, police said. "We have received information from media persons ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani forces exchange fire on border


December 13th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 13 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani border guards Sunday exchanged gunfire in Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistani forces tried to push Islamist militants into India, official sources said. The gun battle erupted ... Read more...

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Security forces, Maoists exchange fire in West Bengal


November 12th, 2009 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Security forces Wednesday fought a long-drawn gun battle with the Maoists in West Bengal's troubled West Midnapore district while police fired tear gas shells to quell an agitation ... Read more...

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North and South Korean warships exchange fire (Lead)


November 10th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 10 (DPA) Warships belonging to North and South Korea clashed off their west coasts Tuesday, a spokesman for the defence ministry in Seoul said, adding that it remained unclear whether ... Read more...

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North, South Korea exchange fire in Yellow Sea


November 10th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.10 (ANI): Navies of North and South Korea have exchanged fire in waters off the west coast of the two countries, Sky News reports.A South Korean warship shot at a navy ... Read more...

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North and South Korean warships exchange fire: Report


November 10th, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 10 (DPA) Warships belonging to North and South Korea clashed off their west coast Tuesday, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported, citing a defence official in Seoul. A North Korean patrol ... Read more...

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Forces, Maoists exchange fire in West Bengal


October 24th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 24 (IANS) Days after their daring raid on a police station, the Maoist rebels triggered three landmine blasts and engaged the security forces in a heavy exchange of fire ... Read more...

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Infiltration bid foiled by BSF near Jammu


August 16th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
Samba (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug.16 (ANI): Security personnel foiled an infiltration attempt by suspected militants in the early hours on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district on the Indo-Pak border.The ... Read more...

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Security forces, Maoists exchange fire in West Bengal


August 12th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) Security forces opened fire at suspected Maoist rebels in West Bengal's troubled Lalgarh Wednesday afternoon and the gunbattle continued for over an hour in the forested area, police ... Read more...

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Cambodian, Thai soldiers exchange fire at border


April 3rd, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh/Bangkok, April 3 (DPA) Cambodian and Thai soldiers exchanged gunfire Friday morning at a disputed border area where a fatal skirmish between the two South East Asian neighbours erupted last year, ... Read more...

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Assam Government takes new measures to stop infiltration


November 22nd, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Nov 22 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogai announced new measures to check illegal immigration from Bangladesh. Addressing the media here on Friday, Gogai said, "The Centre has approved the setting ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani troops exchange fire in Kashmir


July 10th, 2008 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (DPA) Pakistan claimed Thursday that its troops had briefly traded fire with Indian soldiers on the border with India in Kashmir. Major General Athar Abbas, Pakistan Army's spokesman, said ... Read more...

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