An Indian Army soldier faints during a ceremony to commemorate 50th anniversary of a war between India and Pakistan, at the India Gate war memorial, in New Delhi, India, August 28, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Cross-border firing between India and Pakistan killed at least nine people Friday, the day India marked the 50th anniversary of a war between the two South Asian nations.On the Pakistani side of the frontier, six civilians were killed and more than 40 were treated for wounds in hospital in the town of Sialkot, the media wing of the Pakistani military said.Pakistan Rangers spokesman Major Waheed Bukhari gave a different account, saying that unprovoked firing had started overnight from the Indian side.In New Delhi, leaders marked the anniversary of the 1965 war fought over Kashmir that ended in a cease-fire and a return to front lines that predated the conflict. India and Pakistan have fought three wars since independence and partition in 1947 .
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