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Pakistani soldier dies in skirmish on "Working Boundary" with India

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A soldier in Pakistan's paramilitary border troop was killed Friday by the Indian border force at the "Working Boundary" in the Sialkot district in a disputed border area between Pakistan and India, military sources said.

According to the sources, the Indian border security forces began "unprovoked firing" in the Chapar sector of the Working Boundary near Sialkot.

Pakistan describes the border area around Sialkot as the Working Boundary as it runs between the end of the international border between Pakistan and India from Sindh to Punjab and the beginning of the Line of Control, the de facto border between India and Pakistan in Kashmir.

India has fenced its international border with Pakistan, and has been trying to fence the Line of Control in Kashmir to control what it calls intrusions of militants from the Pakistan-administered part of Kashmir.

The move has, however, been resisted by Pakistan on the grounds India wants to turn the LOC into a permanent boundary.

==Kyodo

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/131018/pakistani-soldier-dies-skirmish-working-boundary-india