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Pakistan Army violates truce on LoC,  resorts to unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian positions

Pakistan Army violates truce on LoC, resorts to unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian positions

The Pakistan Army on Sunday resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri and Poonch districts, authorities said.

Aleppo hit by air strikes and shelling as evacuation stalls

Plans to evacuate besieged rebel districts of Aleppo were under threat on Wednesday as renewed air strikes and shelling rocked the city in a bombardment the United Nations said "most likely constitutes war crimes".

Airstrikes, shelling kill 11 in Syria's Aleppo

Overnight shelling and more than a dozen airstrikes on rebel-held parts of Aleppo killed at least 11 people today, while rebel shelling of government-held areas in the divided city killed two girls at a school, according to an opposition activist group and Aleppo's volunteer civil defense forces.

Civilian victims of cross border firing to be compensated

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday approved compensation of Rs 5 lakh for civilian victims of cross-border firing and hiked the compensation for victims of Maoist violence from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh.

Shelling and airstrikes kill 8 in Syrian city of Aleppo

Rebels seized part of Aleppo city in 2012.